656 pages, 8 × 4.6 × 1.51 in
October 13, 2000
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 007212945x
ISBN - 13: 9780072129458
About the Book
*Fully revised updated edition. first edition was strong seller - over 30,000 sold.. . *Ties into the booming A+ Certification market. A+ technicians specialize in PC hardware troubleshooting.. . *Follows success of Pocket Reference Series by Bigelow, which has sold over 70,000 copies.. . *Handy format - designed for technicians, in a convenient, portable, pocket-sized edition.. . *Leading author - Bigelow's last three books have sold well over 250,000 copies.
Table of Contents
Preparing for Service.
Input Device Troubleshooting.
Video and Sound Troubleshooting.
From the Publisher
*Fully revised updated edition. first edition was strong seller - over 30,000 sold.
*Ties into the booming A+ Certification market. A+ technicians specialize in PC hardware troubleshooting.
*Follows success of Pocket Reference Series by Bigelow, which has sold over 70,000 copies.
*Handy format - designed for technicians, in a convenient, portable, pocket-sized edition.
*Leading author - Bigelow's last three books have sold well over 250,000 copies.
From the Jacket
A quick reference for on-the-job PC repair and maintenance!
Get essential PC troubleshooting and diagnostic information from this handy pocket reference. Packed with code tables, commands, symptom summaries, solutions, and other key details, this easy-access guide gives you just the facts you need - at your fingertips. Slip it into your toolbox and take advantage of the concise advice, tables, and charts inside. The book covers virtually every major PC component, including drives, input devices, modems, motherboards, and peripherals. Diagnose - and fix - PC problems on the job with help from this easy-to-use pocket guide.
- Prepare a PC for service - manage static, check power, inspect cooling devices, scan for viruses, and more
- Troubleshoot floppy drives, hard drives, and CD-ROM/CDR/CD-RW drives
- Manage input devices, including keyboards, mice, and joysticks
- Diagnose motherboard problems, such as beep codes, POST codes, and CMOS setup/battery issues
- Troubleshoot video systems
- Install and maintain peripherals
About the Author
Stephen J. Bigelow (Jefferson, MA) is a recognized and trusted figure in the crowded field on computer guidance. Online and in print, this expert author has earned a reputation for straightforward, reliable advice.