When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout."
That advice for dealing with life’s little crises, from Robert Heinlein’s sci-fi thriller The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, may relieve stress and even give you a nice workout, but it isn’t going to help fix a smashed, soaked, fried, aflame, spyware-savaged, virus-laden or just plain crappy computer.
What will help is Surviving PC Disasters, Mishaps, and Blunders. The $30 book, written by Jesse Torres and Peter Sideris, offers fixes for all the problems PC users may face, from the mildly annoying to the absolutely awful, as well as those caused by just plain stupid slip-ups.
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