Computers& Computer Software
What does the inside of a computer look like? You probably picture a maze of wires and other electronic gizmos? You might be surprised to find that the inside of a computer looks pretty simple. Most of the components inside a computer are integrated circuits, commonly called chips. An integrated circuit is a thin slice of crystal packed with microscopic circuit elements such as wires, transistors, capacitors, and resistors.
Inside the system
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After successfully completing the POST, the computer continues to follow the instructions in ROM to load the operating system. The computer tries to locate and load operating system files from the default drive. First, the computer looks for two operating system files: lo.sys and Msdos.sys. The microprocessor next attempts to load another operating system file, Command.com. The boot process is complete when the computer is ready to accept your commands.