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CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Quick Reference by Darril Gibson

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Chapter 1. Technology and Computer Hardware Basics

If you’re considering a job in information technology (IT), you need to master the basics of computer technology and understand some core hardware concepts. Your career may take you to more advanced jobs, such as network administrator, system administrator, or manager, but these basics are important to grasp. This chapter covers the basic IT vocabulary and characteristics and functions of many different types of computing devices. It also includes information needed when setting up a basic PC workstation.

Identify Basic IT Vocabulary

Just about every line of work has its own vocabulary or lingo, and IT is no different. As a technician, you need to know the lingo covered in this section so that ...

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