Computers: everyone uses them, but how do they actually work? This video goes beyond the desktop and program software to grapple with the system hardware itself.
After a quick history of the computer, Inside a Computer takes a close look at:
- the motherboard, with its central processing unit, RAM, and system clock
- input devices such as the keyboard, mouse, and joystick
- output devices like the monitor and printer
- storage devices, including internal and external hard disks and flash drives
The binary system of data management is also examined. Designed for computer novices, technicians-in-training, and experienced software users who want a better understanding of how a computer does what it does.
Viewing time: 27 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2008. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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