Build Your Own Custom Computer!
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- Build your own custom computer.
- Learn how to optimize your current system.
- Learn basic troubleshooting and Windows utilities.
- If you wish to build your own PC you will need various computer parts and an operating system.
- An eager mind!
Thank you for taking the time to view this course on how to build your own personal computer! I have been building my own computers for nearly 10 years now, and it is both a valuable skill & extremely fun to do! Understanding the inner-workings of a computer will help you troubleshoot problems, build superior custom PC's, save money selecting your own components, and elevate your technical skills!
If you work in an office or some other administrative job, chances are you spend most of your day using a computer. In fact, computers are typically the most used piece of equipment in both our personal & business lives. I have worked in corporations where administrators were often at the mercy of the IT department, because people in general know very little about how computers actually work. So, learn how to build your very own personal computer today, and level up your technical skills!
*Update 7/26/16* Complete Ubuntu Linux 16.04.1 LTS installation tutorial.
- This course is perfect for people who want to build their own computer!
- Take this course if you are curious about the inner workings of a computer.
A bit about me and my experience building my own personal computers.
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Ask yourself what you want your computer to be able to do efficiently. Do you want a computer for web browsing, spreadsheets, word processing, gaming, and/or video processing? Let's go over the necessary components we will need to build our computer.
Choosing a computer case is somewhat of a tasters choice. Towers typically come in small, medium, and large size with larger ones being able to house more components. We will also take a look at how to select a graphics card. The Core i3 processor we chose has integrated graphics, so having a dedicated card is completely optional.
If you having trouble booting back in to Windows after installing Ubuntu, the video will help you to repair the GRUB bootloader. After installing Ubuntu Linux, type the following commands in to the terminal to updated GRUB and to see the option to boot in to Windows:
After deleting the Linux partitions from your hard drive, do a live boot in to Linux (Try Ubuntu without installing) and type the following command in to the terminal to boot back in to Windows:
sudo apt-get install lilo
Hit enter then:
sudo lilo -M /dev/sda mbr
I hope this video helps you to remove the pesky folders that you are unable to delete through the Windows GUI. I will show you how to remove these folders using the Windows command prompt (CMD). This should work on Windows 7/8/10.
Open up CMD (command prompt) and type in:
cd /d C:\Users\(your user name)\Desktop
Hit Enter then:
Hit enter then find the system nickname for the folder you wish to delete, then:
rmdir /q /s (folder nickname)