Troubleshooting, Maintaining and Repairing PCs

Troubleshooting, Maintaining and Repairing PCs

by Stephen J. Bigelow

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072126846
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Pages: 2000

Table of Contents

An Inside Look at Desktops and Towers
1(29)
An Inside Look at Monitors
29(13)
An Inside Look at Operating Systems and the Boot Process
42(27)
Arranging the Preservice Checkout
69(26)
Backup Guide
95(22)
Batteries
117(19)
BIOS
136(63)
Busses
199(33)
CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW Drives
232(69)
Chipsets
301(32)
CMOS
333(43)
Conflict Troubleshooting
376(33)
CPU Identification and Troubleshooting
409(60)
Data Recovery Techniques
469(17)
Disk Compression Troubleshooting
486(58)
Drive Adapters and RAID Basics
544(23)
DVD Drives
567(32)
Enhancing System Performance
599(26)
Error Codes
625(138)
Fans and Cooling Devices
763(11)
Floppy and LS-120 Drives
774(39)
Floppy Drive Testing and Alignment
813(11)
Hard Drives
824(73)
Joysticks and Game Ports
897(24)
Keyboards
921(18)
Memory Troubleshooting
939(68)
Memory Managers
1007(58)
Mice and Trackballs
1065(23)
Modems and Fax Cards
1088(79)
Monitor Troubleshooting
1167(29)
Monitor Testing and Alignment
1196(15)
Motherboard Troubleshooting
1211(41)
Overlay Software Troubleshooting
1252(24)
Parallel Port Troubleshooting
1276(14)
Plug-and-Play Configuration and Troubleshooting
1290(35)
Power protection
1325(14)
Power Supplies and Power Management
1339(37)
Preventive Maintenance
1376(13)
SCSI Systems and Troubleshooting
1389(34)
Serial and Infrared Port Troubleshooting
1423(22)
Sound Cards
1445(30)
Tape Drives
1475(39)
Video Adapters and Accelerators
1514(57)
USB Troubleshooting
1571(17)
Windows 95/98 Issues
1588(36)
Removable Media Drives
1624(61)
Video Capture Cards
1685(32)
Virus Symptoms and Countermeasures
1717(55)
PC Cards and Peripherals
1772(40)
PC-TV/Radio Cards
1812(21)
Pen Systems and Touchpads
1833(21)
A Using the Companion Disc 1854(12)
B PC99 System-Compliance Standards 1866(6)
C PC Standards Chart 1872(2)
D Index of Filename Extensions 1874(20)
E Standard ASCII Chart (0 to 127) 1894(2)
F DOS Error Messages 1896(5)
G Windows 95/98 Shortcut Keys 1901(3)
H PC-related Related FAQs and Newsgroups 1904(3)
I Preparing for A+ 1907(16)
J The DLS Technician's Certificate III 1923(50)
Index 1973

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