Personal Computer (PC) has become an essential machine in every day life. The PC applications in daily life are unlimited from calculation to Internet business. The generations of computers have gifted PC for personal life style. PCs are used in home based use and office use as well. There are various model come as PC from different brand and configurations. The latest PCs are available in forms of Desktop model, Laptop, Palmtop, Notebook, Organizer and Mobile hand sets. In Desktop model includes Central Processing Unit (CPU), Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, and Uninterrupted Power Supplier (UPS), optional accessories (Printer, Multimedia set up, web camera, scanner, others). Whereas a laptop, a palm top etc. include all component in a single cabinet. A PC system summarizes hardware resources, components, software environment, Internet setting and application settings.
The PC Operating Systems (OS) such as Microsoft Windows, Macintosh Panther, Palm OS, Linux OS, OS/2, are used in different PC. PC hardware configuration is variable based on the purpose, utility and users’ need. The standard hardware configuration includes processor, primary memory (random access memory – RAM), secondary or permanent memory (hard disk, floppy disk, etc), read only memory (ROM), Cache memory, power systems (SMPS), mother board, graphics VGA card, LAN / Ethernet port (if network connection required, for cable internet), Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Sound system etc.
The PC technology is a combination of hardware and software sets. PC technician job is to configure, maintain and shoot the trouble of both hardware and software components. The PC technician jobs may be an individual or a team work. A PC technician may work as a freelancer or in a team under an organization. If the job is under an organization, the PC technician has to attend the various clients in their home or office. Or the work can be done in a specific laboratory. The job starts from assembling and work continues as servicing and maintenance. The PC Technician has to report to the head of Information Technology team. The role is given to support and maintain in-house systems such as desktops, laptop, palmtop, and accessories such as printers, and peripherals. This job includes configuring, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting end user workstation hardware, software, printers, peripherals, and networking products. The person will need to have strong communication skills, customer service skill, interpersonal relationship, and organization skills etc.
In technical aspects, PC Technician should know the basic information and troubleshooting on OS name and its version, OS manufacturer name, System Name and its manufacturer, System model, system type, processors, BIOS versions/date, SMBIOS version, OS directory, System Directory, Booting device, Locale (country/state), hardware abstraction layers, user name, time zone (setting), Physical memory, virtual memory, page files and space etc.
- Work with end users for Installing, configuration, testing, maintenance, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
- Work with user workstation hardware, networked peripheral devices, software, printer, and networking hardware products.
- Work on-site for analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex PC problems
- Customer services through telephone calls, pagers, e-mails etc.
- Network Administrator Support if required.
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