TRC & QC : 20 hrs
This course enables the student to learn chip level service knowledge of the various system components. It also gives detailed information about functioning and troubleshooting of the components.
Prior Knowledge of the students
Before attending this course the students must be familiar and comfortable with all the system components. They should also have an understanding of the Basic Electronics.
Evolution, Motherboard form factor, Motherboard integrated components, Processor socket and slot, Chipsets, Super I/O chip, Bios basics, Memory module, System buses and features, Motherboard power connectors , IDE interface, Small Computer System Interface, General motherboard failure
Power Supply Section
Working principle, Types of power supply, Types of SMPS, Power connector
CMOS setup routine, Booting sequences, BIOS upgrades, Flashing BIOS, Troubleshooting BIOS beep codes
Keyboard and mouse section
USB keyboards, Keyboard switch design, Pointing device, Optical mice
Storage device section
History of the Floppy Disk Drive (FDD), Floppy drive, writing data on floppy, Hard disk, Electronic board, CD-drive basics
QC (General testing tips)
TRC centre activities, checking peripherals by using the diagnostic software, Postmortem diagnostic card, testing procedure of all computer peripherals
Operating system anatomy
Windows XP and 7, Key boot files, System files, OS errors, Windows XP and 7 troubleshooting, Errors messages