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Your Computer 101: The Motherboard

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 1:01
  • Media: Flash video file
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  • Posted: 04/20/2009

A motherboard is like a mini city with connected paths like highways for our bits (0's and 1's) to travel on. It is the central circuit board of your computer with all other components and peripherals connecting into it in one way or another (either directly or through cables).

The motherboard houses the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), which is the simple software that is run by the motherboard when the computer is first turned on.

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