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Basic Computer Practices and Maintenance Skills for Starters –Part two

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Basic Computer Practices and Maintenance Skills for Starters –Part two

Adjusting system volume
To adjust the volume for multimedia playback devices
Open Sounds and Audio Devices in Control Panel. On the Audio tab, under Sound playback, click Volume. In the Master Out dialog box, drag the Volume slider for the appropriate device up or down to increase or decrease the output volume.
Installing drivers
A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device. A driver typically communicates with the device through the computer bus or communications subsystem to which the hardware connects. When a calling program invokes a routine in the driver, the driver issues commands to the device, once the device sends data back to the driver, the driver may invoke routines in the original calling program. Drivers are hardware-dependent and operating-system-specific.
Installing a new device
To install a new device, …