In this assignment, we look at the geography of a typical (for now) motherboard and examine the anatomy of a running computer. This is a very basic overview for this Logic and Troubleshooting class. Future classes will go much further in-depth.
Then, we look at applying the troubleshooting steps as outlined in the class. Of particular interest to my students, I give an explanation of what is expected in written assignments.
Here is the general layout of what you will find on a motherboard
I point out the components inside the computer case, including parts of the Motherboard.
Early in the video I point out the cool blue LEDs in my case. However, in the future, cool LEDs may be a literal interpretation. Check out this Wired story:
In this video I explain how to apply the troubleshooting steps to the scenarios encountered by students in assignments.