10 Steps To a Faster PC
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10 Steps To a Faster PC

A Beginners' Guide to Speeding Up a Slow Computer

About the Book

This book is designed for beginner computer users that are frustrated by their slow computers.  The book includes simple step by step instructions with full color pictures to show you exactly how to speed up your computer. In the book you will learn how to remove toolbars and old software, defragment your hard drive and to select which programs start when your computer turns on in the morning plus many other useful skills that all home users need. 

About the Author

Laura Bungarz
Laura Bungarz

Laura Bungarz is a certified teacher and computer trainer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She currently owns her own business teaching computer skills to home owners and business owners alike.  Laura lives in Winnipeg with her two children, Alicia, age 10 and Conner, age 4.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: The Desktop
    • Introduction
  • Chapter 2: The Recycle Bin
    • The Recycle Bin: What Is It?
  • Chapter 3: Getting Organized
    • Drag and Drop
    • Copy and Paste
  • Chapter 4: Anti-Virus Protection
    • Introduction
    • The Software
    • Internet Safety
  • Chapter 5: Speed Up the Start Up Process
    • Introduction
    • How To Fix It
    • Important Tips
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Removing Unused Software
    • Introduction
    • How To Fix It
    • Important Tips
    • Helpful Information
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Using the Disk Utilities
    • Introduction
    • How To Fix It
    • Clean Up System Files
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Defragmenting the Hard Drive
    • Introduction
    • How To Fix It
    • Caution
    • Now What
  • Chapter 9: Upgrading the RAM
    • Introduction
    • What is RAM?
    • How to Fix It
  • Chapter 10: Buying a New Computer
    • Introduction
    • Figure Out What You Want
    • The Less Important Stuff
    • Check the Internet First
    • Hit The Store
    • Make Sure You Get All The Parts
    • Summary

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