CNET Do-It-Yourself PC Upgrade Projects

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-04-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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There are more than one billion PCs in use worldwideCNET reaches more than 14 million unique users each month

Author Biography

Guy Hart-Davis is the author of CNET Do-It-Yourself iPod Projects, How to Do Everything with Microsoft Office Excel 2007, and many other computer books.

Table of Contents

Project 1: Max Out Your Memory and Turbo-Charge It with ReadyBoostp. 1
Project 2: Get the Fastest Possible Internet Connectionp. 15
Project 3: Turn Your PC into a Free Phonep. 23
Project 4: Turn Your PC into a Video Phonep. 34
Project 5: Turn Your PC into a Media Centerp. 45
Project 6: Learn to Work with Your PC's BIOSp. 53
Project 7: Replace Your Hard Disk - or Add Another Hard Diskp. 65
Project 8: Set Up a Multimonitor Monsterp. 79
Project 9: Build a Wired Network in Your Homep. 90
Project 10: Recover from Windows Disasters with Knoppixp. 105
Project 11: Modify Your PC's Casep. 117
Project 12: Use Your PC as Your Home Theaterp. 123
Project 13: Share Your Household's Music and Movies Easily and Effectivelyp. 131
Project 14: Turn Your PC into a Recording Studiop. 147
Project 15: Record Music on Your PCp. 163
Project 16: Back Up and Restore Your Computerp. 176
Project 17: Create a Wireless Networkp. 184
Project 18: Create an Ad Hoc Wireless Networkp. 195
Project 19: Digitize Your Paper Documentsp. 202
Project 20: Seal Your Private Data in an Uncrackable Virtual Lockerp. 213
Project 21: Stream TV to Your PC or Handheld Device Anywherep. 226
Project 22: Silence Your PC or Build an Ultra-Quiet PCp. 239
Project 23: Run Other Operating Systems on Top of Windowsp. 254
Project 24: Install Another Operating System Alongside Windowsp. 266
Indexp. 275
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