The PC Doctor's Fix-It-Yourself Guide (Paperback)

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The PC Doctor's Fix-It-Yourself Guide (Paperback)


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Keep your PC in tip-top shape with the PC Doctor's proven treatments

Diagnose, fix, upgrade, and maintain your PC and install software and peripherals with help from this easy-to-use guide. Inside, you'll find just what the PC Doctor ordered with the fix-it-yourself PC home remedies you need to take good care of your computer. Learn how to interpret error messages, troubleshoot common problems, and resolve performance issues. Plus, get handy checklists at the end of each chapter to help you with ongoing maintenance. This step-by-step resource empowers you with the knowledge and skills you need to keep your PC running smoothly.

  • Learn the anatomy of your PC to better care for it
  • Maintain your file system properly
  • Upgrade your PC--add memory, components, devices, and more
  • Protect your PC from viruses, worms, hackers, and other threats
  • Troubleshoot and back up your hard drive
  • Take advantage of CD and DVD storage capacity
  • Network PCs together and share resources, such as printers, hard drives, and more
  • Connect devices to your PC using expansion cards and ports
  • Make the most of the Internet--from getting a better connection to speeding up your browser
  • Get expert advice on where to find more information to help yourself
Product Details ISBN: 9780072255539
ISBN-10: 0072255536
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: August 18th, 2004
Pages: 449
Language: English