This course focuses on several objectives. The primary objective is to help the student learn how to maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot a PC system. It covers proper system and component care, specifies the most failure-prone items in various PC systems, and shows the student how to locate and identify a failing component. The student will learn about powerful diagnostics hardware and software that enables the them to determine the cause of a problem and how to repair it.
Processor performance increases with every new chip design. This course will help the student gain an understanding of all the processors used in PC-compatible computer systems.