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Icons, removing from system tray, 49

IDEs

detection of, 15

disk drive connectors on motherboards, 68, 70

Indicator lights, 93

Information-gathering utilities, 235–236

Infrared temperature sensors, 7

INI files, 52, 319

Input devices

configuring pointing devices, 186–187

defined and described, 183

diagnosing problems in pointing devices, 187–190

Game Controllers applet and, 24

installing pointing devices, 187

keyboards, 191–197

lockups and, 190

pointing devices, 184–191

removing pointing devices, 187

touchpads, 185–186

trackpads, 185

tracksticks, 185

see also mice

Input / Output Address (I/O Address), 39–40

Input/Output ports. See I/O (Input/Output) ports

Installation and uninstallation of programs, 19–21

Internet

answering machines and software, 221

AOL or CompuServe™ connections, 228–229

Area Code Rules button options, 205–206

broadband (high-speed) connections, troubleshooting, 211–215

cable connections, 214–215

call waiting and, 221

Certificates, 217–218

configuration for connections, 202

connection problems, 200

cookies, enabling and disabling, 216–217

data transfer speed, 220–221

defaults, setting, 219

Dialing Rules, 209–210

dial-up connections, 200–202, 204–207

downloads, rejected, 218

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) connections, 213–214

e-mail problems, troubleshooting, 222–228

as essential tool, 6

free ISPs, 221

Home Page, selecting, 215

porn filtering, 217–218

proxy servers and, 222

security, 222

security and privacy pages, 216–217

temporary files, 215

troubleshooting, 199–200, 290–292

usernames and passwords, 200

voice mail and, 221

web pages won't open, 215–220

Window Control Panel options, 215–220

wizards for dial-up networking, 202–208

see also modems

Interrupts (IRQs), 15

I/O Address (Input / Output Address), 39–40

I/O (Input/Output) ports

DIN AT keyboard connectors, 90

DVI ports, 89

FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports, 89

Game Controller / MIDI port, 90

parallel ports, 88

PCMCIA (PC Card), 90

PS/2, 90

RJ-45 (Ethernet), 90

SCSI port, 90

serial ports, 88

shields for, 93

Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports, 88–89

VGA (Video Graphics Adapter) ports, 89

IRQLs (Interrupt Request Lines) in Device Manager, 38–39

IRQs (Interrupt Request Lines) in Device Manager, 38–39

ISA (Industry Standard Architecture) expansion slots, 66–68



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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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