PC Hardware

Lesson Summary: Introduction to Computer

The following points summarize the main elements of this lesson:

  • To be competent, the computer technician of today must master a variety of skills.

  • Understanding how a computer functions and how the owner plans to use it are just as important to a technician as familiarity with parts and workbench tools.


Tutorial Summary

The following points summarize the key concepts in this tutorial:

The Development of the Computer

  • The concepts that form the basis of computer technology have a long history that stretches back 2500 years.

  • Modern computers have followed the growth and technology of the electronics industry.

The Role of a Computer Service Professional

  • The role of the computer technician has paralleled the evolution of the computer.

  • A computer technician must combine troubleshooting and repair skills with on-the-job learning and customer support.


Review

  1. Give an example of an early electronic computer.

  2. What are the three roles that today's computer service professional needs to assume?

by BrainBellupdated
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