4. Understanding Basic Troubleshooting

In This Chapter

Learning how to determine the source of whatever problem is bedeviling your PC

Going through some standard troubleshooting tips and techniques

Troubleshooting PC startup woes

Learning how to wield the Windows troubleshooting tools

If you find yourself in a bit of a pickle because your PC is acting wonky (or not acting at all), you’ve come to the right place. This chapter provides you with a number of strategies and techniques for not only diagnosing the problem, but also fixing whatever’s gone haywire with your PC. If these basic troubleshooting steps don’t solve the problem, not to worry: the next three chapters take you deeper into troubleshooting territory.

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