Made Easy, the Ultimate PC Assembly and
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does a businessperson, a secretary, a Web site owner
and a writer have in common? At one time or another,
they will run up against computer problems that could
potentially shut down their entire business. In fact,
in this technology-based world in which we live,
almost every vocation can have business-stopping
you have computer problems, what do you do? Do you
spend hours on the phone with technical support?
Do you take your system in to your local computer
repair shop, then wait a week or longer to get it
you ever thought about being proactive by learning how to
repair the computer yourself? If someone in a small office
environment was experienced in computer repairs, can you see
how much more efficiently the operation could run with significantly
less down time? But what if you don't have the time or money
to invest in a structured class?
self-study course, PC Hardware Made Easy, Micro2000 seriously
considered the needs of average computer users who need to
be able to repair their own systems. They wrote the course
in layman's terminology, so that someone with no computer
experience can still greatly benefit from the course. In fact,
the course is even ideal for junior high students in grades
8 and up! The complete self-study course includes a book,
manual, CD-ROM, two VHS tapes and the Micro- Scope LE Universal
Diagnostic Software. The course will teach you how to build
a computer from the ground up, how to diagnose and repair
any problems, how a computer works, how to install system
software and much more.
can a self-study course actually teach you how to repair your
computer? To take the course, you begin by reading the Basic
PC Assembly, Diagnostics & Repair book supplied in the
package. As you read through the book, it will refer you to
the CD-ROM or VHS tapes where you'll complete related sections
before returning to the book. The CD-ROM and VHS tapes are
of excellent quality with clear pictures and sound. They progress
in an easy step-by-step manner that is simple to understand.
5, you'll begin shopping for computer components that you
can use to build your own system, if you choose. Then, you'll
learn how to install the various drives, the motherboard,
cables and adapters.
you've assembled your PC hardware, you can test it by using
the Micro-Scope LE diagnostic software that's included [Editor's
note: CompuNotes has reviewed the Micro2000 Universal Diagnostics
Toolkit of which the Micro-Scope software is a part. Look
for the review in an upcoming issue of CompuNotes]. >From that
point on in the course, you'll concentrate on trouble shooting
and solving problems.
lesson is divided into sections such as Reading, Hands- On,
View a Video and Self Test on What Have you Learned. Answers
to the Self Test are provided at the back of the book.
was designed to be taken with or without an instructor. So
schools and individuals who want and need to learn more about
computer repair and diagnostics but who don't want a heavily
structured class will find it an excellent learning tool.
believes that "the more a person understands their computer,
the less trouble they will have with it." The company
has taken that simple philosophy and put it to work in this
self-study course is ideal for any home computer user, students
in grades 8 and up or any business person who wants to make
sure that the down time for their computers is kept at a minimum.
It's easy enough for even a novice to understand and the confidence
it instills as it teaches will be invaluable to computer users
once they complete the course.
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