The Healthy PC: Preventive Care and Home Remedies for Your Computer

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Computers - 230 pages
A beginner's guide to PC maintenance walks readers through the fundamentals of routine care, covering defragmenting the hard drive, setting the monitor for optimal performance, computer security, restricting Internet access for family PCs, hardware and software options, and other important topics. Original. (Beginner)

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Contents

Improving PC Performance and Reliability
15
Optimizing Your Internet Connection
37
Internet Cookies
56

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About the author (2003)

Carey Holzman (Phoenix, AZ) is the co-host of the longest running, nationally syndicated radio talk show on computers, Computer America. Now in its 19th broadcast season, Computer America airs Monday through Friday on the Business and the Lifestyle Talk Radio Networks on stations across the country and across the world, through the internet at ComputerAmerica.com. Holzman has written numerous articles for computer magazines and web-sites, has taught computer maintenance at his local college, and has done more than 200 presentations for computer user groups across the country. In addition, he runs his own computer repair business in Glendale, Arizona, where he has sold, upgraded, and repaired personal computers since 1991. He has also worked in telephone support, desktop support for companies such as Intel, and even fixed computers at Best Buy long before the Geek Squad existed. Carey Holzman considers himself a consumer advocate, always warning consumers about products/services to avoid and products/services to embrace.

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