9780470557433

Upgrading and Fixing Computers Do-it-Yourself For Dummies

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470557433

  • ISBN 10:

    0470557435

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/22/2010
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

Upgrading & Fixing Computers Do-it-Yourself For Dummies is the repair manual for people with little to no experience working on the insides of a PC. The book looks at both simple/basic fixes and larger projects to help individuals rev up their computer or bring it back to life. Parts include: Boring, Basic Repairs - walkthroughs of the basics from adding new peripherals like printers and keyboards to moving files from one PC to another. Beefing Up Your PC - recommendations on expanding memory, enhancing speed, and updating power supply Teaching an Old Computer New Tricks - instructions for revving up a PC's multimedia capability Keeping Up with Communications - the steps for readying a PC for high speed Internet connections, connecting to a network, and securing with firewalls Windows 7 and Beyond - the hardware and software tasks needed to ready an old machine for a Windows 7 upgrade.

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