The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide, now in a massively revised fourth edition, is the premier do-it-yourself guide for PC owners. Based on PC guru Mark Minasi's world-renowned seminars, this book shows you how to install, protect, and troubleshoot CPUs, expansion buses, memory, circuit boards, hard disk drives, sound boards, video capture systems, floppy disk drives, SCSI devices, keyboards and mice, modems and serial interfaces, video adapters and displays, CD-ROM drives, and laser printers. Exceptionally detailed coverage spans decades of PC technology. Whether your system is ten days or ten years old, you can improve operating speed, prevent disasters, and diagnose problems yourself. This book's special buying guide will help you decide what new hardware to buy, and from whom. Revolutionary multimedia edition! The enclosed CD features professional video clips from Mark Minasi's seminars and many useful hard disk utilities. Over 600 megabytes of instructional, hands-on video segments show you exactly what to do, and how to do it. Learn how to remove and install peripherals, hard drives, system boards, and much more. The video clips were produced by Technology Interchange Group, Inc., for Data-Tech Institute. Data-Tech offers a complete line of self-teaching video tape packages and technical training seminars/workshops geared towards today's business professionals.