So now you have your all-new personal computer and you are all set for setting it up for your use. It might seem like a tough task, especially to the non-tech ones, but trust me it is not. Many people find this as a complicated task because of the number of wires you see at the back of your computer table but actually, it is super easy and less time consuming as well.
The setup procedure for most of the systems are similar, so what brand your computer system belongs doesn’t make much a difference.If you are setting up your system for the very first time, and your PC is still in the package box, then take it out with extreme care and place it on a clean and dirt free place.
Your computer box might also have a setup guide manual that will help you in setting up your system, but in case if it’s not there, don’t worry, we have included all the necessary instructions and steps that will make your PC setup procedure fun, easy and less time consuming. Your answer to how to setup a PC is now here.
Setup Guide For PC
Step 1 –Unbox the monitor along with the CPU and other devices carefully. Remove all the plastic coverings and the protective tapes. Place it carefully over your workplace or desk. Try placing it near a window for proper ventilation as this prevents the computer from overheating.
Step 2 –Now, search for the monitor cable. A lot of different cables come with a new computer system, so make sure to find the right one. In case, if you are unable to find the correct cable, then look for the same in the instruction manual provided along with the system.
Step 3 –The next step is to connect this cable to your system. Connect the one end of this cable at the back of the CPU on the given monitor port and the other end to the monitor. For people using the VGA cable, make sure to tighten the screws after connecting it to the monitor to secure it.
Step 4 –Now, look at your keyboard to find if it supports USB connector (the rectangular one), or PS/2 connector (the round one). For the keyboards using a USB connector, plug the cable into any of the USB ports given at the back of the computer. But, in cases where the keyboard supports PS/2 connectors, you have to plug it in the purple colored dedicated keyboard port.
Step 5 –The same has to be checked for the mouse as well. If it uses a USB connector, then you can easily connect it to one of the many USB ports provided at the back of the CPU. On the other hand, if your mouse uses PS/2 connector, then you have to plug it into the dedicated mouse port given in the green color at the back of the CPU.
Step 6 –if you also wish to connect either external speakers or headphones to your new computer system, then you can connect it to the audio port given on the CPU. You can find the audio port either on the front or at the back of the CPU. You can also see multiple color coded ports as well. The speakers and the headphone get connected to the green colored port but the microphones get connected to the pink colored audio port. There is one blue port as well that is line in and can be used for other kinds of devices.Speakers, headphones and microphones with USB connectors are easily available in the market these days. Many computer systems also come with this variant of audio devices. If you also have either or all of them with USB connectors, then instead of connecting it to the audio plug, you can easily connect them to the USB plug.
Step 7 – Now take out the two power supply cables that you must have received with your system. One of them is used to connect the CPU along with the surge protector and the other one is for connecting the monitor to the surge protector. You can also use UPS (uninterruptable power supply) as a surge protector. Step 8 –This is the last step where you have to plug in the surge protector plug to the power outlet. After doing so, please check if the surge protector is power on or not.
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