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Fix Your Own PC

Common-Sense Solutions to Hardware Headaches

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Throughout this book, you’ve explored some very technical solutions to computer problems. At the same time, many users also know that one way to get a balky hard drive to start spinning is to whack the side of the case in just the right spot, that the solution to a noisy cooling fan may be to put something under the front of the case to change its position slightly, or that an aging monitor may work best at a refresh rate other than its original recommended setting. These are the sorts of lessons that come with experience; they are common-sense solutions to common problems.