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Booting Your Computer

Introduction

Have you ever asked yourself how many steps does your computer perform from the moment you press the power switch to turn it on till the moment your favorite desktop wallpaper shines it its full glory in front of you? Well, there are many steps that the computer performs in order you to be able to enjoy your powerful hardware and your slick software but when a step or two fails to execute and you can’t access the contents of your computer, you become more and more interested to know what exactly happens when you boot your computer and what could have potentially gone wrong that turns your ultra high-tech computer into a useless piece of metal (and some plastic, to be more precise). Continue reading

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