PC Repair and Maintenance: A Practical Guide (Charles River Media Networking/Security)

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.

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By Jeremy (The United States) · ★★★★★ · August 11, 2009
This had actual, practical how-to instructions. The also gave rather sage advice about shortcuts and the easy way around. This was much better. If you're looking for something that says "Here's how to fix it." as opposed to "Here's how to call tech support." this is your book. ...more