By Scott Mueller
“…a accomplished source for notebook lovers and execs alike. filled with the newest speeds and feeds, you’ll are looking to hold this booklet on-hand as an authoritative know-how reference.” –Chris Angelini, coping with Editor, Tom’s undefined For twenty years, Upgrading and Repairing desktops has been the world’s number one advisor to computing device undefined: the one resource for trustworthy info on troubleshooting and solving difficulties, including undefined, optimizing functionality, and development new desktops. Now, larger than ever, this twentieth version bargains beefed-up assurance of the most recent suggestions and upkeep recommendations, plus greater than ninety mins of latest DVD video. Scott Mueller can provide sensible solutions approximately notebook processors, motherboards, buses, BIOSes, reminiscence, garage, video, audio, I/O, enter units, networks, net connectivity, energy, and lots more and plenty extra. You’ll locate the industry’s most sensible assurance of diagnostics, trying out, and repair–plus state-of-the-art discussions of enhancing functionality through overclocking and different strategies. Mueller has taught hundreds of thousands of execs in individual and thousands extra via his books and videos–nobody understands extra approximately retaining desktops operating completely. no matter if you’re a qualified technician, a small enterprise proprietor attempting to get monetary savings, or a house computing device fanatic, this can be the one laptop ebook you wish! NEW during this version the latest processors, together with Intel’s 2d new release middle i3, i5, i7 plus the Atom, and AMD’s new imaginative and prescient sequence CPUs 3TB (and better) disks, 4K sectoring, partition alignment, quicker SATA disk interfaces, and SSD (Solid nation force) hard disk drive replacements New firmware ideas, from complete UEFI BIOS help to integrated motherboard flash BIOS improve utilities built-in video and audio, together with 5.1/7.1 encompass sound, HDMI, and DisplayPort connections up-to-date PCI convey and gear provide requirements for powering high-end video playing cards rising interfaces reminiscent of USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt up to date assurance of creating computers from scratch–from making a choice on and assembling via BIOS setup and troubleshooting at the DVD Get greater than ninety mins of up-to-the minute, studio caliber how-to videos–all playable in your DVD participant or laptop! during this version, Scott Mueller deals precise insider information regarding numerous of the most important parts in a computer, together with harddrive drives, energy offers, motherboards, and extra. you can see tough drives thoroughly dissected–even see an open harddisk in operation–so you could discover precisely what occurs below the covers. some of the most universal reasons of failure in smooth motherboards, strength provides, and plenty of different laptop parts are undesirable capacitors–otherwise referred to as the capacitor plague. Mueller will express a number of real-world examples of this “disease,” so that you can simply establish and maybe even fix the matter. ultimately, simply because exterior not easy drives at the moment are widely used for supplementary garage and backups, you’ll discover a whole dialogue of a number of choices out there. This comprises information and tips for construction or assembling your individual versatile, excessive functionality and hugely trustworthy exterior garage drives, with numerous examples proven. This DVD additionally comprises the whole nineteenth version of this ebook in printable shape, plus huge technical reference fabric, a complete word list, and extra!