Introduction to Computer Hardware: Components & Peripherals
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Introduction to Computer Hardware: Components & Peripherals

Learn all about the different components inside a computer
4.5 (11 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
480 students enrolled
Created by Gookin Tech
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand computer hardware
  • Understand the inside the computer console
  • Understand connectors and connections
  • Learn about motherboards, processors, internal and external storage
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Requirements
  • basic knowledge of computers
Description

This course provides a detailed introduction to computer hardware components and peripherals. It deals with computer hardware. It covers both the standard desktop PC and also laptops. 

In this course you will learn all about the different components inside a computer and how to perform tasks that revolve around the installation, maintenance and replacement of hardware.

You will learn how you can add and remove parts and also how to modify settings to meet custom needs. You'll learn how to perform maintenance and how to troubleshoot common issues. We will also cover the fundamentals of storage, processing, graphics, audio, displays, networks and much more. 

Whether you're a seeking a career as a computer technician or someone who seeks a deeper understanding of how devices works, this course will give you a better understanding of computer components. 




Who is the target audience?
  • Computer Technicians
  • IT professions
  • Anyone interested in learning about computer hardware
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
02:44:40
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Welcome
1 Lecture 02:17
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Computer Hardware
3 Lectures 16:08


Connectors and Connections
07:34
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The Console
9 Lectures 58:52
Getting into the console
03:46

Power and Cooling
04:51

The motherboard
05:21

Internal storage
04:42

The console wrap up
02:39

The processor
07:08

Memory
07:27

Expansion cards
05:38

Storage
17:20
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Graphics System
4 Lectures 22:43
The graphics system
05:41

Monitor adjustments
06:11

Configuring graphics
04:17

Adding a second monitor
06:34
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Input/Output Devices
5 Lectures 28:57
Keyboard and mouse
05:56

The mouse
04:43

Touchscreen input
04:30

Audio
06:27

Printers
07:21
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Networking
4 Lectures 35:43
Network connections
10:56

Setting up a gateway
08:28

Network resources
08:43

Bluetooth
07:36
About the Instructor
Gookin Tech
4.5 Average rating
11 Reviews
480 Students
1 Course
Computer Technician

I have been working in the Information technology field for over 30 years. I have worked as a computer programmer, a systems analyst, a field technician, and an electronic technician.

I've been writing about technology for over 25 years where I've combined my love of writing with technology.