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Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders

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ISBN-10: 1932111980

ISBN-13: 9781932111989

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jesse Torres, Peter Sideris

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Most self-help computer books speak in technobabble as if they were written for rocket scientist or computer geeks who live and breathe technology. "Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders takes a different approach. This engaging and very accessible guide covers the types of problems all PC users will likely face at one time or another-so don't be caught off guard without it. The authors calm the fearful with easy to follow solutions and a humorous style. (Let's fact it-at some point all disasters, mishaps, and blunders appear humorous once you've gotten past them!) For a PC that is smashed, hacked, in flames, has come down with a nasty virus, or just isn't working as it should, this…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Paraglyph, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 412
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Jesse M. Torres is an IT consultant specializing in enterprise management and administration, with over ten years experience in the government, corporate, and private sector. He has extensive experience in process analysis and automation. Jesse is an MCSE and has written articles for Win 32 Scripting Journal. He is the author of Windows 2000 Admin Scripting Little Black Book and Windows Admin Scripting Little Black Book, Second Edition published by Paraglyph Press.

Peter Sideris has earned numerous certifications including A+, MCSE, MCDBA, and MCAD. He started his career as a field technician and quickly became an IT department Assistant manager with Prudential CT Realty managing the helpdesk, creating network documentation, providing technology needs assessment, and troubleshooting. Peter is currently working as a Systems Engineer for General Technology Group in Meriden Connecticut specializing in security, disaster recovery and planning and client needs assessment.

Theft and loss
Hardware disasters and mishaps
Software disasters and mishaps
Network disasters and mishaps
Wireless networking
Internet fraud
Spam
Surviving viruses
Junkware : malware, adware, and spyware
Email and other internet hazards
Travel mishaps and disasters
Power adapters and batteries
Backup and recovery
Digital lifestyle hazards
Piracy