Lab1 CDROM

Home Up Objectives Sat AM Assignments Sound & Multi-Media Hard Drive Info Hard Dr Lab #1 Slides on Current Power Supply Notes Lab 10 Power S Lab11 Diags PC R II Sat Grades PC Repair II Labs Lab1 CDROM Lab 2 FDISK & P M Lab3 Upgrade HD Lab 4, Drive Image. Lab 5 Floppy Dr Lab 6 Memory Lab 7 Sound Card Lab 8 PC Prices Lab 9 Multimeter

Name: ________________________ Class Day/Time: __________ Date: _____________

Lab 1, Opening a PC Case and Removing and†Reinstalling a CD ROM Drive

Purpose: The purpose is to learn how to: 
Properly ground yourself 
Open and close a PC Case 
Add and remove IDE Devices 
Enter and Modify a BIOS setup or CMOS. 
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Students will open the PC case, find the CD ROM, remove its power and data cables,†
then modify the BIOS setup, restart the PC, and then reverse the procedure. 
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Procedure: 
I. Testing Verifying PC 
Test your PC to see that it is working properly. 
Start Windows 9X or otherwise check your system. 
Make note of all the devices present in My Computer.††
List any a HD, FD, CDís or other devices present in my computer? ____________________

________________________________________________________________ II. Removing the CD 
Shut down the PC if it is on. 
Remove the Case partially 
Ground yourself by touching an unpainted part of the case interior. 
Remove the PC power plug from the rear. 
Remove the power and data cable from the CD ROM 
Plug the PC power cable back in 
Reboot the PC 
Go into the BIOS setup and make sure no CD is present†
(in this case you access the BIOS with F1 and then go to IDE Devices) 
Save BIOS settings. 
Exit the BIOS. 
Let the OS start. 
Look at the devices present on the PC, hard drive, fd, etc. 
Do you see a CD now? 
List any a HD, FD, CDís or other devices present in my computer? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Call the instructor to verify your work: Instructor __________
Instructor Comments: ______________________________________________ 
Shut down windows, ground yourself again. 
Remove the PC Power Cable from the rear. 
III. Reinstalling the CD ROM
Physically connect the CD power and data cables back up. Make sure pin 1 is in the right position, next to the power connector, or as indicated by any numbers on the board or CD ROM. 
Reinstall the PC power plug. 
Start the PC, enter the BIOS setup and make sure the CD is properly configured in the BIOS. 
Save BIOS settings. 
Exit the BIOS. 
Start the OS. 
Check now for devices 
Is your CD ROM present now? List all the devices which are now present?
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Shut down Windows 
Turn off the monitor 
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Conclusions: 
List any findings or conclusions and or a summary of what you learned:
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Home Objectives Sat AM Assignments Sound & Multi-Media Hard Drive Info Hard Dr Lab #1 Slides on Current Power Supply Notes Lab 10 Power S Lab11 Diags PC R II Sat Grades PC Repair II Labs Lab1 CDROM Lab 2 FDISK & P M Lab3 Upgrade HD Lab 4, Drive Image. Lab 5 Floppy Dr Lab 6 Memory Lab 7 Sound Card Lab 8 PC Prices Lab 9 Multimeter