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Mother Board

It holds many of the crucial components of the system, such as the central processing unit(CPU) and memory,and provides connectors for other peripherals. Motherboard specifically refers to a PCB with expansion capability - the board is the "mother" of all components attached to it, which often include sound cards, video cards, network cards, hard drives or other forms of persistent storage, TV tuner cards, cards providing extra USB or Firewire slots, and a variety of other custom components.

Motherboard maintanance

Here's some information regarding motherboards that you may want to know about. Though motherboard maintenance is not done by most people on a regular basis, here are some tips that you may find useful if at all ever you need to do it yourself.

Note:Exercise constraint while handling motherboard circuit board components as it's fragile and can be affected by even a small electrostatic discharge (ESD) passed on from your hands to the circuit parts you come in contact with! Make sure you are using protective anti-static devices/apparel before handling the motherboard. Also make sure that the power supply cable is removed from the socket before opening up your PC for inspection.

Motherboard maintenance tips - Check the motherboard battery:If the computer does not boot correctly to find the hard disk,system time is incorrect after boot,CMOS settings can not be saved,it can first check the motherboard CMOS jumper,the jumper changed to "NORMAL" option typically(1-2) and then re-set. CMOS jumper if it is not working,it is likely because the motherboard is damaged or the battry voltage of the battery shortage caused,please try from another motherboard battery.

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