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Title:
The complete PC upgrade & maintenance guide
Author:
Minasi, Mark.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Ninth edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Sybex, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xxxviii, 1559 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 2 computer laser optical disks (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Five easy pieces: PC hardware in a nutshell -- Disassembling the PC -- Inside the PC: pieces of the picture -- Avoiding service: preventive maintenance -- Troubleshooting PC problems -- Installing new circuit boards (without creating new problems to troubleshoot) -- Repairs with circuit boards and chips -- Semiconductor memory -- Power supplies and power protection -- Hard disk drive overview and terminology -- Installing a hard disk -- How DOS organizes your disk -- Preventive maintenance for your hard disk -- Recovering data and fixing hard disks -- Understanding, installing, and repairing floppy drives -- Understanding and installing SCSI devices -- Troubleshooting printers -- Troubleshooting laser printers -- Modems and serial interfaces -- Keyboards and mice -- Video adapters and displays -- Play it loud: sound boards -- You oughta be in pictures: video capture -- An overview of CD-ROM -- A buyer's guide to PCs -- Notebook/Laptop computers -- Utilizing the Internet and online services.
ISBN:
9780782123579
Format :
Book

CD-Rom