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092    004.16 WHI 
100 1  White, Ron,|d1944- 
245 10 How computers work /|cRon White ; illustrated by Timothy 
       Edward Downs 
250    8th ed 
260    Indianapolis, Ind. :|bQue,|c2006 
300    xiii, 452 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c26 cm 
500    Includes index 
505 0  pt. 1. Boot-up process -- 1. Getting to know the hardware 
       -- 2. How a disk boot wakes up your PC -- 3. How an 
       operating system controls hardware -- pt. 2. Microchips --
       4. How transistors manipulate data -- 5. How a 
       microprocessor works -- pt. 3. How software works -- 6. 
       How programming languages work -- 7. How Windows works -- 
       8. How software applications do your work -- pt. 4. Data 
       storage -- 9. How a computer's long-term memory works -- 
       10. How disk drives save information -- 11. How the little
       things make disk drives faster and store more -- 12. How 
       PCs use light to remember data -- 13. How removable 
       storage works -- pt. 5. Input/output devices -- 14. How 
       energy turns into data -- 15. How computer ports work -- 
       16. How a computer display works -- 17. How data gets into
       your PC -- 18. How scanners capture images and words -- 
       19. How portable computers work -- 20. How digital cameras
       work -- pt. 6. Games and multimedia -- 21. How multimedia 
       sound works -- 22. How multimedia video works -- 23. How 
       games put you in the action -- pt. 7. How the Internet 
       works -- 24. How local area networks work -- 25. How PCs 
       connect to the Internet -- 26. How wireless sets PCs free 
       -- 27. How the Internet moves data -- 28. How we reach 
       each other through the Net -- 29. How Internet video and 
       audio work -- 30. How the World Wide Web is a-changing -- 
       31. How Internet security fights off PC invaders -- pt. 8.
       How printers work -- 32. How black-and-white printing 
       works -- 33. How color printing works 
650  0 Microcomputers 
650  0 Computer engineering|vPopular works 
700 1  Downs, Timothy Edward 
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