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H

Hard disk drives. See hard drives

Hard drives

active partition, 120

basic drives, 120

bays for, 130

BIOS settings, 117, 131

buffer (cache) memory, 119

capacity not recognized by system, 134–135

capacity of, 135

compatibility, 118

crashes, 137

data back ups for, 136

defined and described, 3, 115–117

Disk Management and diagnosis of problems, 136

drive letters, 121–122

drive overlay software, 135

dynamic disks, 120

extended partition, 120–121

File and Settings Transfer Wizard, 138

file systems, 119–120

form factors, 118

heads, 116

hot-swappable drives, 138

installing, 126–131

jumpers and jumper settings, 126–128

LBA support, 134

motherboards and, 124–125

notebook / laptop hard drives, 130

operating system errors and, 133–134

operating systems and, 119–124

partitions and partitioning, 120–121, 132

PCMCIA hard drives, 139

platter speed, 119

quality of, 118–119

RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks), 138

removal of, 125–126

ribbon cables, 128–129

round cables, 129

selecting, 118–119

set up, 131–133

troubleshooting, 133–136, 290

UDMA speed ratings, 118

Hardware

adding or removing, 17

broadband Internet connection, 213–215

diagnostic utilities provided by manufacturers, 234

peripherals, 15, 288–289

quality of, 266

Hardware tab of System applet, 25

HDDs. See hard drives

Header connectors, motherboards and, 69

Headphones, 156, 171

Heads, 116

Health settings, 15

Heat

diagnosing CPU problems, 84–85

fans, 82, 84–87

heat sinks, 82–83, 265

temperature-monitoring software, 243

troubleshooting overheating problems, 284

Heat sinks, 82–83, 265

Hibernation power option, 24

<Home> key, 192

Home Page, setting on general page of Internet options, 215

Hot-swappable drives, 138

HyperTerminal, 177–178



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PC Repair and Maintenance(c) A Practical Guide
PC Repair and Maintenance: A Practical Guide (Charles River Media Networking/Security)
ISBN: 1584502665
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 175

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