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Computers are complicated pieces of technology that require a variety of hardware to work together. Learn how a computer and its parts work from a computer and technology specialist in this free video series on computers.

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Computers are complex machines built upon very simple principles. They perform arithmetical operations millions of times over to transform digital information moving at lightning speed into usable human data. A personal computer's job is to help a user create, manipulate, deliver, receive or delete media content. This is a simple, sterile definition that sounds uninteresting on the surface. Nevertheless, these fundamental functions mimic human ability in some surprising ways. Therefore, the computer is increasingly becoming an engine of the imagination, a platform for the digital life. In this free video series, a computer and technology specialist explains a variety of computer hardware functions. Learn the basics of how a computer works, how a computer processor works and how a computer monitor works. Get tips on buying a computer, hooking up two computers to one monitor and fixing an upside down computer screen. Computers can be complicated, but with the right information and instruction, anyone can learn about computers!

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