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Author Soper, Mark Edward, author.

Title The PC and gadget help desk : in depth / Mark Edward Soper.

Publication Info. Indianapolis, Indiana : Que, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  621.381 SOPER    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  621.381 S65P    Check Shelf
Description 671 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "A do-it-yourself guide to troubleshooting and repairing"--Cover.
Includes index.
Summary "PCs, smartphones, tablets, networks, cameras, home theater and more--all in one book! We all use technology--and we all have problems with it. Don't get frustrated ... and don't waste money on costly repair or support calls! Solve the problems yourself, with the one guide that makes it easy: The PC and Gadget Help Desk. Using clear pictures, handy "symptom tables," and easy-to-use flowcharts, Mark Edward Soper walks you step-by-step through identifying, solving, and preventing hundreds of today's most aggravating tech problems. Soper covers all your major platforms: iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Windows systems, and more. He even helps you fix the weird problems that happen when you use them together!"-- from publisher's web site.
Contents PC, tablet, mobile device, home theater, digital camera, and camcorder anatomy 101 -- Upgrade, repair, or replace? -- Troubleshooting internet problems -- Curing malware and stopping scams -- Solving problems with viewing your photos and videos -- Keeping devices powered up -- Desktop power supply troubleshooting -- Fixing Windows devices that can't start -- Solving file sharing problems -- Troubleshooting device sharing -- Troubleshooting printing -- Troubleshooting home theater, HDTVs, and projectors -- Fixing slow 3D gaming -- Keeping your devices updated -- Dealing with contrary memory -- Keeping devices cool -- Troubleshooting touchscreens, keyboards, and mice -- Upgrading and troubleshooting storage devices -- Software troubleshooting -- Digital camera troubleshooting -- HD camcorder and video troubleshooting -- iOS troubleshooting -- Android troubleshooting -- Troubleshooting flowcharts.
Subject Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Maintenance and repair.
Computers -- Maintenance and repair.
Tablet computers -- Maintenance and repair.
Mobile computing -- Maintenance and repair.
Microcomputers -- Maintenance and repair.
Computers -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair.
Microcomputers -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair.
ISBN 9780789753458 pbk.
0789753456 pbk.
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