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Preventing the dreaded "Windows Fever"
If you've used Windows XP for any length of time, you've probably had at least a mild attack. Symptoms include rising blood pressure, verbal outbursts, and an overpowering urge to pitch your PC off the roof. Geeks On Call has the remedy, and this book is the prescription. In it you'll find the simplest, most direct solutions to the problems that produce Windows Feverslow processing, unresponsive programs, botched software installations, Internet headaches, and dozens more.
- Eliminate the things that drive you crazy
- Unclutter your desktop
- Use System Restore when Windows won't start
- Organize your digital life
- Delete those files that won't go away
- Diagnose and fix misbehaving programs
- Enjoy Windows Media Player 10
- Unlock XP's hidden power
Geeks On Call® is the premier provider of on-site computer services. The certified, trained and tested technicians from Geeks On Call provide expert computer installation and networking services, on-site repairs, security solutions and system upgrades for residential and commercial customers numbering in the hundreds of thousands each year. Founded in 1999, Geeks On Call began franchising in 2001. For more information, call 1-800-905-GEEK or visit www.geeksoncall.com. Geeks On Call franchises are independently owned and operated.
©2005 Geeks On Call America, Inc.
Windows XP remains the most-used operating system, and home or small business users who don t have an IT department to call need easy answers to common problems The Geeks On Call technicians fix thousands of Windows XP problems every month, providing support to customers in over thirty states Arranged in question-and-answer format, this book presents solutions to issues Windows users face every day, such as password problems, security, data back-up, Internet issues, difficulties with multimedia, boosting power, and making Windows XP more convenient Offers the fastest, easiest solution first, then delves deeper into certain problems to provide a long-range fix From their experience as an on-call computer support service, Geeks On Call has an authoritative, verified list of the most common problems reported by nearly 100,000 users, so this book addresses real issues consumers confront
About the Author
Geeks On Call America, Inc. (Norfolk, VA) is one of the fastest growing, corporate franchise operations providing on-site tech support to computer users at their home or small business. Established in 1999, with corporate headquarters in Norfolk, VA, GoC’s franchisee growth rate is running at 100% increase annually and currently stands at 321 franchisees in 20 states and 30 major markets. GoC provides its services in branded PT Cruisers to small-to-medium-sized businesses (which comprise approximately 90% of all U.S. businesses) and residential customers.
Table of Contents
Part I: TROUBLESHOOT XP.
Chapter 1: Solve Common Problems.
Chapter 2: Eliminate Irritations.
Chapter 3: Fix Internet Issues.
Chapter 4: Heal E-Mail Headaches.
Part II: MAKE XP BETTER, STRONGER, AND FASTER.
Chapter 5: Avoid Digital Dangers.
Chapter 6: Clean a Cluttered Desktop.
Chapter 7: Organize Your Digital Life.
Chapter 8: Unlock the Hidden Power of XP.
Chapter 9: Fast Fixes for a Slow Computer.
Chapter 10: Turbocharge XP.
Part III: HAVE FUN WITH XP.
Chapter 11: Customize XP.
Chapter 12: Groove to Windows Media Player 10.