COMPUTER MAINTENACE AND TROUBLE SHOOTING (3350701)  

5
Credit
3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
For the smooth functioning of computer system it is frequently required to upkeep, maintain, repair, troubleshoot and take up preventive maintenance of the system and its peripheral devices. Therefore it is essential for the students to acquire skills in the area of computer maintenance and troubleshooting and its preventive maintenance.
This course is focused on developing skills in installation and configuration of Operating systems, loading and configuring various device drivers, diagnosing the faults and troubleshoots the computer at software level as well as component level. This course will be helpful for students to get employment in the computer maintenance industry as well as self employment.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire different learning out comes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.

i. Install, configure Operating Systems and device drivers.
ii. Install, configure and maintain various components in computer system and peripheral devices.
iii. Diagnose faults, repair and maintain computer system and its peripherals.

Active Learning
i. Software: Microsoft windows operating system from XP/vista/7/8 to latest version available in market, Windows server, linux/ubuntu/centos, server operating system
ii. http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics/15/print
iii. http://www.more.net/sites/default/files/training/BTTmain.pdf
iv. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000248.htm
v. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk0m6TlO8X4
vi. http://computer.howstuffworks.com/computer-hardware-channel.htm