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Speed it up! : a non-technical guide for speeding up slow computers

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Provides information on ways to diagnose the cause of a slow computer and offers solutions to speed up Windows and other applications.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Miller
ISBN: 9780789739476 078973947X
OCLC Number: 276340544
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: Quick Diagnosis for Sluggish PCs 1. What's Slowing Down Your Computer? --
2. Before You Start: Protect Your Data Part II: Simple Speedups Anyone Can Do --
3. Removing Spyware and Viruses --
4. Cleaning Out Unnecessary Programs --
5. Making Windows Go Faster Part III: Advanced Speedups --
6. Cleaning Up the Windows Registry --
7. Optimizing Your Hard Disk --
8. Adding More Memory --
9. Adding More Disk Space --
10. Upgrading Other Components --
11. When All Else Fails: Reformatting and Reinstalling Part IV: Internet and Network Speedups --
12. Cleaning Up Your Web Browser --
13. Reconfiguring Your Internet Connection --
14. Speeding Up Your Home Network Part V: The Ultimate Speedup: Buying a Faster PC --
15. When Do You Need a New PC? --
16. How Fast a PC Do You Need?
Responsibility: Michael Miller.

Abstract:

Addressing common computer problems at the everyday consumer level, this book helps users keep their PC running like it did the day they brought it home from the store. From a diagnosis of the cause  Read more...
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