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    DescriptionGet your PC running at full speed again--and remove malevolent software Save yourself time, money, and frustration by becoming your own computer guru. The Healthy PC: Preventive Care, Home Remedies, and Green Computing, Second Edition shows you how to find out what's wrong with your PC and solve the problems yourself. You'll get expert tips for making your PC start up faster, keeping its hard drive in good shape, and updating Windows with the latest security fixes. This hands-on guide also explains how to protect your PC for free using Microsoft Security Essentials, use the Internet safely, and configure parental controls to protect your children both online and offline. Disable unnecessary startup items and boost virtual memory Defragment your PC's hard disk and reclaim wasted space Armor your PC against attacks, viruses, malware, and spyware Protect Windows by applying the latest patches and fixes Lock down your wired and wireless Internet and network connections against intruders Surf safely and reduce risks from e-mail, IM, and social networking Keep your children safe online Maximize your PC's memory and add external hard drives Upgrade to Windows 7 and transfer your files and settings Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 70 computer books, including iPad and iPhone Administrator's Guide, Integrating Macs into Windows Networks, Mac OS X System Administration, and How to Do Everything: iPad and iTunes, Sixth Edition.


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    Title
    The Healthy PC: Preventive Care, Home Remedies, and Green Computing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Guy Hart-Davis, By (author) Carey Holzman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 480 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780071752916
    ISBN 10: 0071752919
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: UKP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16320
    B&T General Subject: 229
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    DC22: 004.16
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    BISAC V2.8: COM060080, COM000000, COM053000, COM052000, COM069010, COM050010, COM015000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A93687200
    BISAC V2.8: COM006000, COM084000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: COM050000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: TK7887 .H65 2012
    Thema V1.0: GBC, UB, UKP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    Osborne/McGraw-Hill
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Guy Hart-Davis is the author of more than 70 computer books, including iPad and iPhone Administrator's Guide, Integrating Macs into Windows Networks, Mac OS X System Administration, and How to Do Everything: iPhone, iPod, and iTunes, Fifth Edition.
    Table of contents
    Part I: Tune Up, Optimize, and Protect Your PC Chapter 1. Make Your PC Run Faster Chapter 2. Free Up Space on Your PC's Hard Drive Chapter 3. Protect Your PC Against Attacks, Viruses, and Malware Part II: Use Networks and the Internet Safely Chapter 4. Connect Your PC Safely to a Network Chapter 5. Connect Safely to the Internet Chapter 6. Surf the Internet Safely Chapter 7. Enjoy E-mail, Instant Messaging, and Social Networking Safely Chapter 8. Protect Your Children with Parental Controls Part III: Upgrade Your Hardware and Operating System Chapter 9. Upgrade Your PC's Memory and Hard Drive Chapter 10. Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 Appendix: Practicing Green Computing Index