The Hermit Hermit's Free Library  Computer Hardware

Index to computer hardware articles.

Computer Hardware Index

Computer Hardware Overview
Compares characteristics/uses of different types of computers and networks and explains how computers represent data internally. Lists and describes the five functions of hardware and give examples of each. Differentiates between operating system software and application software and explains how hardware and software work together to form a computer system. Finally, a discussion of the health hazards and environmental considerations of computers.

Alternative Processing
This article gives a brief overview of two of the more promising avenues of research into alternative processing.

Trouble-shooting Printer Problems
This article offers trouble-shooting procedures for common printer problems.