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PC Repair and Maintenance A Practical Guide

Joel Rosenthal,Kevin Irwin

ISBN 10: 8131800520 / ISBN 13: 9788131800522
Published by Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2007
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PC Repair and Maintenance : A Practical Guide is a reader-friendly guide to repairing computers (running either Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, or XP) through easy-to-understand language, detailed diagrams, and video tutorials. The book emphasizes that a deep understanding of "how a computer works" is not necessary to diagnose and repair problems; it concentrates on practical, "hands-on" solutions that can be implemented right away. Focusing mainly on installing and troubleshooting hardware, the book also provides solutions to common operating system-related problems. In addition, through explanations for selecting replacement and expansion components without paying top dollar are provided - helping users get the most out of their newly repaired PC. Regardless of your level of experience, this is the perfect resource for anyone who wants to repair a computer or is considering a career in the computer reapair business. KEY FEATURES Includes various video tutorials on the companion CD-ROM, including how to install a memory card, hard drive, new battery etc. Provides practical guidelines, not theory, for repairing a PC. Details are explained in easy to understand, accessible terms, with numerous photographs and diagrams illustrating techniques and tasks. Covers computers running Microsoft Windows 9x, Me, 2000, and XP. Explains how to get quality replacement and expansion components inexpensively. For PC repair instructors : individuals who want to repair their own computers or operate computer repair business : A+ certified technicians looking for practical experience. Contents: 1. Overview, 2. System Configuration and Computer Hygiene, 3. Motherboards and Their Components, 4. Cases and Power Supplies, 5. Memory (RAM), 6. Magnetic Disk Drives, 7. CD and DVD Drives, 8. Video Sound, Modems, and Network Adapters, 9. Input Devices, 10. Troubleshooting Internet Connections, 11. Troubleshooting, 12. Things Not to Do with a Computer Appendix A : Practical Glossary Appendix B : Practical Troubleshooting Table Appendix C : Command-Line Tutorial : MS-DOS and 32-Bit Commands Appendix D : On the CD-ROM Printed Pages: 346. Bookseller Inventory # 56012

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Title: PC Repair and Maintenance A Practical Guide

Publisher: Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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PC Repair and Maintenance: A Practical Guide is a reader-friendly guide to repairing computers (running either Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, or XP) through easy-to-understand language, detailed diagrams, and video tutorials. The book emphasizes that a deep understanding of "how a computer works" is not necessary to diagnose and repair problems; it concentrates on practical, "hands-on" solutions that can be implemented right away. Focusing mainly on installing and troubleshooting hardware, the book also provides solutions to common operating system-related problems. In addition, thorough explanations for selecting re-placement and expansion components without paying top dollar are providedhelping users get the most out of their newly repaired PC. Regardless of your level of experience, this is the perfect resource for anyone who wants to repair a computer or is considering a career in the computer repair business.

About the Author:

Joel Rosenthal (Pittsburgh, PA) is an A+ and Microsoft certified technician, writer, and editor. He currently works as a computer repair technician in Pittsburgh.

Kevin Irwin (Pittsburgh, PA) owns and operates a computer repair shop in Pittsburgh. He has been repairing and working with computers for over 20 years.

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