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Introduction to the PC

This mini-guide--it's too small to be considered a full Guide like the others--is intended for the newcomer to the world of computers. It describes computers in general terms, and is intended to give you an understanding of how they work and what they do at a high level. The sections below provide information about some of the basics, and will help you understand better some of the other descriptions on the site. I also provide an overview of the different parts of a PC and how they work.

This mini guide also contains a section on PC fundamentals, many of which form the basis of understanding more complex PC components and technologies.

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