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Best book for software and hardware

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What book is the best for computer hardware?

I want to know how the computer reads information inputted. There's motherboards that read electricity and outputs something onto a screen.

LCD monitors
3d monitors
Optical drive
Motherboard
CPU
Ram
Graphics card

Also what course am I looking for to cover these.

What's the best book for software?

Thankyou

James
 
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I may be misunderstanding your question but what I think you're looking for are drivers.

A driver is a bit of software that tells your computer how to interpret the data coming in from a particular device. For example, a number of different devices use USB to connect to your computer. For example, how does your computer know what to do when it receives signals from its USB port when a thumb-drive is plugged in rather than a mouse? Device drivers.

Maybe that will help you dig a little more deeply on the subject in the mean time. I don't have much more to offer than that, sorry. In particular, I have no book recommendations.

Good luck!
 

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