Troubleshooting, Maintaining, and Repairing PCs / Edition 4by Stephen J. Bigelow
ur PC problemsfrom motherboard conflicts and power supply issues to error codes and virus symptomsquickly and thoroughly with this compr ehensive troubleshooting reference. Fully updated and expanded, this n ew edition covers the latest technologies and peripherals, including D VD drives and GHz processors. By using the well-organized "Symptoms-at… See more details below
ur PC problemsfrom motherboard conflicts and power supply issues to error codes and virus symptomsquickly and thoroughly with this compr ehensive troubleshooting reference. Fully updated and expanded, this n ew edition covers the latest technologies and peripherals, including D VD drives and GHz processors. By using the well-organized "Symptoms-at -a-Glance" section, you'll be able to locate reliable solutions to com mon and little-known PC problems and reduce system downtime. This esse ntial volume also contains all the material covered on the A+ and CST certification exams and includes a CD-ROM packed with more than 120 re ady-to-use tools and utilities. This is the most authoritative and com plete PC resource available.Learn to:Troubleshoot hard drives and memo ry systemsIdentify and replace damaged and faulty componentsDecide whe n it's cheaper to replace than repairUnderstand operating systems and the boot processKnow what's wrong immediately with more than 2000 "Sym ptoms-at-a-Glance"Enhance system performanceInterpret beep codes and o ther error messagesInstall upgrades and new peripherals
- McGraw-Hill Osborne
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- Older Edition
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- 7.80(w) x 9.44(h) x 2.56(d)
Table of ContentsAn Inside Look at Desktops and Towers.
An Inside Look at Monitors.
An Inside Look at Operating Systems and the Boot Process.
Arranging the Preservice Checkout.
CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW Drives.
CPU Identification and Troubleshooting.
Data Recovery Techniques.
Disk Compression Troubleshooting.
Drive Adapters and RAID Basics.
Enhancing System Performance.
Fans and Cooling Devices.
Floppy and LS-120 Drives.
Floppy Drive Testing and Alignment.
Joysticks and Game Ports.
Mice and Trackballs.
Modems and Fax Cards.
Monitor Testing and Alignment.
Overlay Software Troubleshooting.
Parallel Port Troubleshooting.
Plug-and-Play Configuration and Troubleshooting.
Power Supplies and Power Management.
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