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Troubleshooting Your PC for Dummies
     

Troubleshooting Your PC for Dummies

by Dan Gookin
 

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Find out what to do when good PCs go bad

See how to test for problems, find the causes, and get back in business

Don't be paralyzed by PC paranoia! Dan Gookin has been making PC hardware, software, and operating systems behave for years. This step-by-step guide answers your questions about getting out of PC predicaments, recognizing when you're

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Find out what to do when good PCs go bad

See how to test for problems, find the causes, and get back in business

Don't be paralyzed by PC paranoia! Dan Gookin has been making PC hardware, software, and operating systems behave for years. This step-by-step guide answers your questions about getting out of PC predicaments, recognizing when you're headed for trouble, keeping Vista on the straight and narrow, and even preventing problems down the road.

Discover how to:

  • Remove documents from the File menu
  • Recognize warning signs of hard drive failure
  • Stop a program that's misbehaving
  • Reclaim missing Internet passwords
  • Determine whether it's a hardware or software problem

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“…you can be sure it will contain the up-to-date, comprehensive information…” (Personnel Today, March 2005)

“…consistently reassuring…detailed explanations…” (Computer Active, 15 May 2003)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470230770
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/04/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
729,626
Product dimensions:
9.24(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Dan Gookin wrote the first-ever For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, as well as the bestselling Word 2002 For Dummies and PCs For Dummies, now in its eighth edition.

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