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PC hardware annoyances

how to fix the most annoying things about your computer hardware

by Stephen J. Bigelow

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Published by O"Reilly in Beijing, Sebastopol, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer input-output equipment -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Microcomputers -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Microcomputers -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesPersonal computer hardware annoyances
    StatementStephen J. Bigelow.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK7887.5 .B52 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17922698M
    ISBN 100596007159
    LC Control Number2005296483

    Swapping streaming remotes for fewer cord-cutting annoyances AM in Streaming Hardware The best internet radio stations: Streaming tips and our top station picks.   There are a few books, but as far as I know, only two fit your bill (modern operating systems) Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Herbert Bos: : Books (Computer networks) Andrew S. Tanenbaum, David J. Wetherall:

    "PC Annoyances" is misnamed. It's really "Windows Annoyances." (There are millions of PCs worldwide that are not running Windows. The term "PC" does not mean "Windows PC.") But this is just the tip of my own annoyance with the book's approach to what constitutes adequate computing. From the Back Cover. This fully revised and popular book is now up-to-date and even more comprehensive than before. The Indispensable PC Hardware Book 4/e will be 'indispensable' to anyone who wants to know more about the inner workings of a personal computer: from programmers who want access to hardware components; professionals and home-users who wants to or has to understand /5(17).

      I can't promise a response, but I'll definitely read every e-mail I get--and do my best to address at least some of them in the PCWorld Hassle-Free PC blog. My [email protected] PC hardware annoyances: how to fix the most annoying things about your computer hardware / by: Bigelow, Stephen J. Published: () Fix your own PC, eighth edition by: Sandler, Corey, Published: ().


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You won't find the list of PC cards, but you will find tips on how to fix flaky USB connections and Cited by: 1. O'Reilly has a series of Annoyances books on the market, and I recently had a chance to review the PC Hardware Annoyances book by Stephen J.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Operating a personal computer requires more than just dealing with 4/5. MEMORY ANNOYANCES SHUFFLING RAM IN AN UPGRADE The Annoyance: I want to increase the RAM in my system (two MB DIMMs) to 1GB.

I know the system will take the - Selection from PC Hardware Annoyances [Book]. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

PC hardware annoyances by Stephen J. Bigelow,O'Reilly edition, in English PC hardware annoyances ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 1. PC Hardware Annoyances, the latest installment of O'Reilly's highly successful Annoyances series, aims to optimize these peripheral systems by offering easy fixes to their most annoying traits.

With over 40 titles to his credit, author Stephen Bigelow identifies all those annoyances that make you cringe in : Stephen J.

Bigelow. Get this from a library. PC hardware annoyances: how to fix the most annoying things about your computer hardware. [Stephen J Bigelow] -- Provides information on ways to resolve installation, setup, configuration, and maintenance problems on a PC.

This title aims to optimise peripheral hardware devices by offering easy fixes to their most annoying traits. Designed for PC users of all levels, this concise guide is broken up into several broad hardware categories, including desktops, laptops and PDAs, graphics, sound, hard drives, CD/DVD drives, network, and printers and scanners.

Don’t just hate your PC: Fix it, with PC Annoyances. This book’s got solutions for hundreds of the things that madden Windows users: problems with IE and Windows Explorer, email and instant messaging, DVDs and MP3s, Microsoft Office, AOL, even Google.5/5(2).

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Some annoyances are offered up as questions, such as "Do I need specialized PC cleaning supplies?" The helpful and short answer is "no", since common materials. This revised version of the best-selling PC Annoyances covers the gamut of common PC gripes, including those related to Windows, hardware, email, Microsoft Office, and the Internet.

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Date: ISBN: | ISBN Operating a personal computer requires more than just dealing with the PC itself.This easy to read, accessible book from PC World expert Steve Bass covers the waterfront of PC gripes and gremlins, with fixes for everything from Windows glitches to browsers that won't browse.

These tips and tricks are served up in bite-sized portions for quick reading and even quicker fixing.