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Working with Hardware

There are several situations where you may be involved in working directly on computer system hardware:

  • building a computer system;
  • repairing a computer system;
  • upgrading a computer system.

When carrying out the above tasks it is important to minimise the risks to yourself and to others. Working on computer systems hardware can be broken down into three simple steps.

  1. Preparation
  2. Implementation
  3. Testing and tidying

Next: Preparation