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[ The PC Guide | Troubleshooting and Repair Guide ]

General Troubleshooting Techniques

"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime." -- Chinese proverb

Many people will probably come to this Troubleshooting Guide looking for the answer to a specific problem that they are having with their PC. The Troubleshooting Expert can often help with this. However it is worthwhile if you are having a problem to read first the general troubleshooting information in this chapter. Using it you may be able to not only solve your current problem, but also develop your own skill as a troubleshooter so you can correct future problems more easily and quickly.

This chapter contains descriptions of most of the techniques and tricks that I use when I have a difficult problem that I need to diagnose and correct. They are based on my own experiences and my study of problem-solving methods, as well as knowledge of various problem situations that I have accumulated.

Warning: Please read the site warnings before you do any work on your PC.

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