Upgrading and Repairing Laptops, Second Edition is the owner’s manual technicians and hobbyists need to fix or upgrade their portable machines.
Millions of readers already reach for Scott Mueller’s best-selling Upgrading and Repairing PCs when they have a problem to solve, need to upgrade their system, or just want to look under their PC’s covers. Now Scott offers an equally in-depth resource for portable computers. While PC components follow standards, laptops and notebooks can be tricky, and most models lack any labels or explanations of what goes where. Scott demystifies the laptop, shows the upgrades you can perform, the ones that are better left to the manufacturer, and how to use add-on peripherals to make the most of a laptop. Read more on next page.
Upgrading and Repairing Laptops, Second Edition is the owner’s manual technicians and hobbyists need to fix or upgrade their portable machines. Updates to the second edition include the latest processors and motherboards, complete assembly and disassembly information, updated memory standards, upgrading hard drive to increase performance, and changes in networking and firewalls.
Today’s laptops can handle multimedia just as well as any desktop machine, and Scott covers the changes in audio and video hardware, and how to ensure that your freshly burned CDs and DVDs will play anywhere you choose. This edition includes a DVD full of additional resources and unique how-to video with Scott working on laptop computers.