Bigelow's PC Technician's Troubleshooting Pocket Reference

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Keep the answers you need at hand anywhere! A compact,ready reference for on-the-job PC repair and maintenance. When you need to quickly diagnose PC repair and maintenance problems and suggest cost-effective solutions,you don't have time to wade through mounds of text and theory to get the answers! You need this small,pockey-sized book packed with essential code tables,commands,symptom summaries,and other frequently needed information—all at your fingertips. Not a miniature textbook,this compact,easy-access ...
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Overview

Keep the answers you need at hand anywhere! A compact,ready reference for on-the-job PC repair and maintenance. When you need to quickly diagnose PC repair and maintenance problems and suggest cost-effective solutions,you don't have time to wade through mounds of text and theory to get the answers! You need this small,pockey-sized book packed with essential code tables,commands,symptom summaries,and other frequently needed information—all at your fingertips. Not a miniature textbook,this compact,easy-access pocket guide fits into any toolbox and packs in the quick reference tables and charts you need to make fast work of any field PC troubleshooting and repair job. Here's some of what's inside: Easy-to-use format to help you diagnose problems right on the job in every major area of the PC; Full coverage of troublshooting,reference information,and tables with only a minimum of supporting text; Hard-to-find DOS reference notes with essential commands and system configuration; Modem,motherboard,video,drive,input device,and peripheral troubleshooting guidelines. Written primarily for professional PC repair technicians actively working in the field of troubleshooting and repair,as well as support/help desk technicians,this handy little book is a true PC pocket reference guide specifically designed for on-the-job use.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070069886
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill School Education Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 421
  • Product dimensions: 4.61 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Preparing for Service 1
Rules of the Troubleshooting Business 1
Troubleshooting Guidelines 3
Evaluating Startup Problems 10
Sect. 2 Drive Troubleshooting 23
Floppy Drives 23
Hard Drives 30
Hard Drives and Disk Manager 52
Hard Drives and EZ-Drive 52
Hard Drives and Drive Rocket 60
CD-ROM Drives 61
Tape Drives 77
Other Drives 86
Sect. 3 Input Device Troubleshooting 113
Keyboard 113
Mouse 121
Joystick 126
Sect. 4 Modem Troubleshooting 128
Modem Standards 137
Modem Installation Issues 171
Sect. 5 Motherboard Troubleshooting 189
CPU Issues 197
Memory Issues 199
Beep Codes 205
POST Codes 210
Diagnostic Codes 295
CMOS/RTC Issues 323
Sect. 6 Video and Sound Troubleshooting 325
Video Adapters 325
Sound Boards 349
Sect. 7 Controller Troubleshooting 363
Drive Controllers 363
I/O Controllers 367
SCSI Controllers 369
Sect. 8 Command Reference 383
DOS Shortcut Keys 383
DOS Commands and Functions 384
App. A The A+ Checklist 405
Index 409
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