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Safe Mode Boot, 40–42, 252

Safety, toxic smoke, 99

SATA drives, 118, 119, 132

ScanDisk applet, 53–54

SCANDISK command, 135–136

Scanners and scanning, 175

Scratch repair kits, 6

Screwdrivers, 4

SCSI drives and ports, 90, 132

Sectors, 116

Security

firewalls, 222

security and privacy pages of Internet options, 216–217

Security page of Outlook Express, 224–225

updates and, 54–55

see also viruses

Security and Privacy Pages, Internet Options, 215–217

Self-monitoring analysis and reporting technology (S.M.A.R.T.)

drives, BIOS settings, 15

Semicolon (;), as comment indicator, 319

Serial ports, 88

Serial Presence Detect (SPD), 103, 111

Service packs, 24

Services, 18

accessing information about installed services, 327

Services, in Computer Management folder, described, 18–19

Setup programs, 12

SFC commands, 252–255

Shells, 52

SHUTDOWN command, 313–314

Shut downs, troubleshooting, 282

SIGuardian, 243

64-bit computers, 68

Slots, 82

cover installation, 89

expansion slots, 87

socket to slot adapters, 86

video interfaces, older, 165

S.M.A.R.T. drives, 131

BIOS settings, 15

Smoke, as hazard, 99

Sockets, 82

socket to slot adapters, 86

ZIF sockets, 84

Soft power switches, 40

Software

anti-virus programs, 60

BIOS flashing software, 6

data copying software, 137

data-recovery software, 7

device drivers and, 29

diagnostic programs, 236

disk drive installation software, 6

drive overlay software, 135

installation problems, 283–284

memory testing software, 112

for optical drives, 152

port-testing software, 5

for problem diagnosis, 5

problem-solving software, 7

Sound cards (multimedia devices), defined and described, 4

Speakers, 92

Spills, 193–194, 195–197, 262, 264

Spyware, 60

Standby power option, 24

Standoffs, 74, 75

Startup and Recovery in Advanced tab of System applet, 26–27

Static electricity, 8, 102, 265

ESD equipment, 5

Stop errors, 26, 111, 239

Storage, Disk Management in, 18

Storage devices

diagnosing problems, 140

FireWire (IEEE 1394) drives, 138–139

USB drives, 138–139

Subkeys, 249

Super VGA (SVGA), 160

see also VGA (Video Graphics Adapter) ports

Surge suppressors, 8, 61–62

telephone line protection and, 201

Switches, 295

ATTRIB command switches, 296, 320

CD or CHDIR command switches, 297

CHKDSK command switches, 298–299, 321

COMP command switches, 300–3001

CONVERT command switches, 301

COPY command switches, 301–303

DEL command switches, 303

DIR command switches, 304–305

ERASE command switches, 303

EXPAND command switch, 306

EXPAND command switches, 325

FDISK command switches, 306

FORMAT command switches, 307, 326–327

MAP command switch, 327–328

MMC command switch, 308

MORE command switches, 309

MOVE command switch, 309–310

RD or RMDIR command switches, 313

REPLACE command switches, 312

SHUTDOWN command switches, 313–314

SYSTEMINFO command switches, 314

TASKKILL command switches, 315

TASKLIST command switches, 315–316

WINNT32 command switches, 317

XCOPY command switches, 318–319

SYS command, 314

Sysedit tool, 51–52

System applet in Windows Control Panel, 24–27

System board. See motherboards

System date and time setting, 14

System File Checker (98, 2000 and XP), 252–255

SYSTEMINFO command, 314–315

System information, accessing, 235–236

System.ini, 52

System requirements, 331–332

System Restore, 258–259

SYSTEMROOT command, 329

System State data, 260

System Tools, 18

System tray, 48–49

removing icons from, 49



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PC Repair and Maintenance(c) A Practical Guide
PC Repair and Maintenance: A Practical Guide (Charles River Media Networking/Security)
ISBN: 1584502665
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 175

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