PC Upgrade and Repair Bible

PC Upgrade and Repair Bible

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by Marcia Press, Barry Press
     
 

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  • Updated and revised with eighty percent new material, this book is 100 percent of what readers need to upgrade, fix, or troubleshoot PCs
  • Sixty-five percent of U.S. households own a PC; this book caters to the do-it-yourselfers in these households, both novices and tech hobbyists alike, who are looking for an approachable reference
  • A one-stop reference
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Overview

  • Updated and revised with eighty percent new material, this book is 100 percent of what readers need to upgrade, fix, or troubleshoot PCs
  • Sixty-five percent of U.S. households own a PC; this book caters to the do-it-yourselfers in these households, both novices and tech hobbyists alike, who are looking for an approachable reference
  • A one-stop reference for topics such as video, CD, and DVD; multimedia; storage; communications (network and Internet); peripherals; and integrating with laptops and handhelds
  • Concludes with a step-by-step tutorial on building an "extreme" machine that can handle the most demanding multimedia or gaming applications
  • Written by Marcia and Barry Press, authors of PC Toys (076454229X)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764557316
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2004
Series:
Bible Series, #144
Edition description:
Desktop Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.12(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Press has designed leading-edge computer hardware, software, and networks for over 30 years, including a unique cable television modem, campuswide ATM networks, a desktop computer capable of analyzing adverse drug interactions, and an artificial intelligence planning system. He has programmed Windows since Version 1.0 and has taught as an adjunct professor of computer science at the University of Southern California.

Marcia Press worked in public accounting as a tax CPA for what was then one of the Big Eight, moving later to her own practice. She handles the administrative part of the work for the Presses’ computer books — the tracking, calls, follow-ups, and research — and does the sanity checks on their initial drafts. She’s a fan of good wine, gardening, reading, and shopping, and is a serious gourmet cook.
The Presses are the authors of PC Upgrade and Repair Bible; Networking by Example; Teach Yourself PCs; and PC Toys: 14 Cool Projects for Home, Office, and Entertainment and coauthors of Building the Power-Efficient PC: A Developer’s Guide to ACPI Power Management.

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