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Computer Hardware and Repair  

Computer Hardware refers to the physical components that make up a computer system. Computer hardware refers to the physical parts or components of a computer such as monitor, keyboard, Computer data storage, hard drive disk, mouse, printers, CPU (graphic cards, sound cards, memory, motherboard and chips). There are many different kinds of hardware that can be installed inside, and connected to the outside, of a computer. Computer hardware includes computer parts of all the physical in order to distinguish hardware implementation of data and to provide instructions to complete the task of the software and also includes Chassis, motherboards, bus, power supply, memory controllers, interface cards, portable storage devices, built-in memory, input devices and output devices

Computer Repairer is a professional who repairs and maintains computers and servers, configuring new hardware, installing and updating software packages, and creating and maintaining computer networks. Technician offer specialist services to the public sector, businesses, law enforcement communities, hospitals, educational institutions, public safety fields as well as private individuals and Hardware technicians offer physical and investigative processes, including technical support before performing the hardware repair. In addition to personal computers, technicians repair printers, disc drives, mainframes, servers, and other types of peripheral equipment.

Some Important Computer Hardware Categories

Motherboard A motherboard is the central or primary circuit board making up a     computer system or other complex electronic system.

Storage The terms storage or memory refer to those parts of a computer that retain data     for some period of time, possibly even after the computer is turned off.

Input/output devices refer to the interfaces that different functional units of a system use     to communicate among each other, or to the signals sent through those interfaces.


Some common computer hardware components are

Sound Card

Network Interface Card (NIC)

Expansion Card (Fire wire, USB, Thunderbolt, etc.)

Hard Drive Controller Card

Analog Modem


Floppy Disk Drive




Tape Drive

Zip Drive


Some types of network hardware are

1. Digital Modem

2. Router

3. Network Switch

4. Access Point

5. Repeater

6. Bridge

7. Print Server

8. Firewall


Some Task of Technician is:

1. Installing new IT systems

2. upgrading existing hardware and software

3. Visiting home users to set up their PCs or fix faulty equipment

4. Testing systems to make sure that they are working properly

5. Servicing printers, scanners and other office equipment (known as peripherals)


Courses and Eligibility

1. Student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 with science subjects to get     admission into bachelor’s degree program.

2. Certification Course in A+ and N+



Graduates are employed in manufacturing companies, system design companies, software companies, call centers, telecom companies, BPO companies and hardware repair shops. Hardware jobs are available according to skill and qualification of the candidates.

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