If you have trouble
with your computer,
- and don't know what to do -
PC Troubleshooting for Non-Geeks
Do-It-Yourself Computer Repair Manual for Beginners
by Mike Camp
Dear PC User,
This computer repair eBook covers most common PC problems. Here
are a few examples what is in it for you.
What to do, if…
- … Your Printer Won't Print.
- … Your Scanner Won't Work.
- … The Mouse Is Acting Erratic.
- … Mouse Stops Working.
- … The Keyboard Isn't Working.
- … Your Computer Takes Forever to Start.
- … Your Computer Won't Shut Off.
You will also learn how to replace and
install new components - and save a bundle by
doing it yourself!
Do you really know what to do when you see the blue screen of
death showing the message
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL? Or do you know what is the meaning of this
I did not know before I have read "PC Troubleshooting for Non-Geeks". The blue
screen of death (BSOD) is the Windows® general protection fault, or GPF error.
People call it this because what they see when it is activated is an image of
white text on a blue background. The BSOD is a screen that is generated by the
operating system when it has suddenly halted with an error. When you see this
screen, the system locks up, and must be rebooted. Many times the blue screen
includes some hexadecimal values from a core dump, and they can potentially be
used to determine what caused the crash in the first place. And when you see the
above sample code, you can bet it is a bad device driver.
This is only one of ten (most common) STOP messages the authors explains in
this eBook. But this Do-It-Yourself Computer Repair Manual for Beginners
covers much more, of course.
Learn how to repair your own computer
- how to fix most common computer problems
- how to upgrade yourself and save a bundle.
will show you how
to do it !
But I think no one can better explain what this eBook is about
than the author. So please read on. The following is the complete introduction
Let's face it, all of us use computers. Either in our work environment, or
at home, or both. And now it's common to see them on airplanes, restaurants,
and even in automobiles. There are also more computer repair shops than ever
before doing billions of dollars in repair work each year.
I own a repair shop myself, and have owned and operated one for over twelve
years. I have certifications from Microsoft® , HP® and Xerox®. I belong to
the AMD™ system builders' organization, and Microsoft's OEM system builder
program. On a daily basis I deal with the average computer user, which means
I work for people just like you. You are what the industry calls the "end
user", I am what the industry refers to as an OEM, that is an Original
Equipment Manufacturer. At least a dozen times a day I try to give my
customers advice on repairing their own machines and I spare no amount of
time in explaining and writing down the steps they should follow to get the
job done. I must admit that on more than one occasion I get a puzzled look
and a question such as: "Why are you telling me? Don't you want my
I do want the business, but I also know that almost anyone can repair and
upgrade their own computer, and save a lot of money in the process. My shop
charges a reasonably priced flat fee for all computer work. My prices are
far more than reasonable and way below the average for this field of work.
So I have a question too. Why wouldn't anyone want to save anywhere from
$100 to $400 dollars in labor costs?
It's nothing to find any number of people all around the world repairing
their automobiles. Yet they do not have a degree in engineering, or they
haven't been to a trade school to study mechanics and for the most part they
have no extensive knowledge of the inner workings of an internal combustion
engine. Computers are far less complicated than an automobile yet they have
this mystical property to them that has no doubt been fueled by the computer
industry and computer repair facilities themselves.
This book will tell you in plain English how to transform that sluggish old
machine to a state of the art powerhouse through simple upgrades. It will
also explain simple techniques for troubleshooting and repairing your
computer when that fatal day comes and it just doesn't start up again. I
will tell you how to upgrade - and how to save so hundreds of dollars by
just doing it yourself.
I will go over the most common errors encountered by computer user's
everyday, and I will tell you how to fix them and exactly what caused them
in the first place. You know how there is always someone that everybody
calls when they have trouble with their computers, the guy or gal that
everyone calls a geek. Following the simple information in this manual will
give you more knowledge and know-how than the geeks in your hometown.
You will save a lot of money, if you know how to repair your
own computer - how to fix most common computer problems.
Troubleshooting for Non-Geeks
The Do-It-Yourself Computer Repair Manual for
Will teach you how to do it
Mike Camp, the author of this eBook, owns a computer sales
and service store. He is a "computer professional". Read on and learn a little
bit more about Mike.
About the author: Long
before going to college or getting any certificates he was building IC chips
with DIP Sockets and a few resistors, DOS was the best operating system on
the market and there weren't any hard drives (for home users). Michael Camp
has been involved in computer repair since the late 1980's. He has owned and
operated a few repair facilities including a mobile repair shop. Mike also
installs and services state of the art surveillance systems for local
In 1998, feeling the need for a formal education and a piece of paper that
says he knows what he's doing, Michael attended the University of Alaska
Fairbanks studying computer science, hardware and software troubleshooting,
and computer office information systems.
Still not enough in today's demanding world the Author studied at home and
was certified by Microsoft®, HP®, and Xerox®. Mike currently owns and
operates a computer sales and service store in Chugiak, Alaska. The author
also travels extensively through out the state of Alaska as an on-call IT
technician for a large company based in Missouri.
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Save Money! Learn How to Fix Most
Common Computer Problems
and How to Upgrade Your Computer!
Become a Geek and Do It Yourself!
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