Microsoft's Windows operating system is almost as reliable as AMC's 1970 Gremlin. This section
shows you what to do when Windows won't start (or won't shut down), when you have problems
with your hard disk, CD-ROM, mouse, printer, no video, no sound, and much more.
Basic PC Anatomy
Anatomy of a Hard Drive, Device Driver Basics, Plug and Play Resource Allocation, Basic Computer
Thermodynamics, Understanding Computer Memory, Motherboard Form Factors, The Computers Back
Connector Panel, and much more.
A+ Certification Practice Exams
These self tests will help you prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam. Each question
is accompanied by a scrolling "cheat" box that will help you answer the question. Achieving
a high score on any single practice test does NOT guarantee that you will pass the CompTIA
Certification Exam. You need to achieve a high score on a variety of preparation self tests
from this Web site and other sources before attempting the actual CompTIA Certification exam.
Maintain and Upgrade Your PC
Backup the Registry, Defragment Your Hard Disk, Create a Startup Disk, Worki With the
Registry, Create Your Own Super Control Panel, and more.
Diable Windows CD/DVD AutoPlay, Disable Cutesy Effects to Speed Up Windows XP, and Show
Desktop Gives Quick Access to Desktop Icons.
Windows System Administration
Windows 2000 Security Overview, Kill The Messenger (Service), Use the HOSTS File to Block
Web Sites, A Day in the Life of a System Administrator, Script to Print a Directory File
List, and much more.
Computer and Internet Security
This section contains information about how to protect your computer from spyware and viruses
and where to find FREE Antivirus Software, Free Anti-spyware, and Free Firewall software.
Using Ubuntu, Knoppix, and Fedora Linux, Installing Linux. Linux configuration, administration,
diagnostics, trouble shooting, running Windows on Linux, live CDs, and dual-booting Linux and
Windows. Installing Software on Linux, Linux file structure and file management.