Bigger & Better
Mary F. Glover
Millie M. Young
OUT OF PRINT
No longer available
The concise PC computer reference for the novice and seasoned
great book has been around since 1991, yet each successive annual
edition contains more and new, up-to-date reference information
for PC computers.
14th Edition is 4" x 6" size with a total of 1088 pages. Contains
new information you cannot easily
find anywhere else!
Our best edition to date!
PCRef continues to be a favorite
with our customers -- year after year -- current information that
you need at your fingertips...and at a price you can afford every
978-1-885071-58-3; UPC: 769344-00074-8;
of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2010900672
4" x 6" x 1"
Cover: Yellow Lexotone, Blue foil imprinting
to 14th Edition
Hardware PC Memory Modules
Language Abbreviations – 2 and 3 Letter Codes
History of Personal Computers
Major Update: Troubleshooting Tools
Major Update: Troubleshooting -Startup Programs, Processes and Task Manager
Major Update: Windows Command Reference – includes NT, 2000, XP,
Vista , Windows 7, and partial Servers 2003, 2005, 2008
Major Update: Windows Keyboard Shortcuts – includes all operating
systems from Windows 95 through Windows 7
Updated:History of Windows
Country Domain Name Extensions
File Name Extensions
Updated: Magneto Optical Drive Specs and Mfg Directory
Tape and Floppy Drive Mfg Directories
Updated: Troubleshooting -Error Codes – HTTP
Updated: Troubleshooting -Networking – Wireless LAN
Major Update: Hardware CPU
Major Update: Hard Drive Specs and Mfg Directory
Major Update: CD-ROM and DVD Drive Specs and Mfg Directory
Major Update: Glossary
I have used this little "Giant" of a reference book
for over 10 years. Don't know what I would do without it.
This is the BEST book that I have ever used for computer repair.
This book keeps me from lugging 4 or 5 other computer references
with me. This is the ONLY general computer reference worth
I run a medical hardware company and provide this book to
every technician in my employee.
An interesting, but definitely low tech, item I
found was a really handy pocket (literally) reference book
for DOS programmers. If you are a consultant, this is a definite
must....By far the best $... you could spend. It's small enough
to fit into your briefcase and will make you look like an
expert. I can't recommend it enough...."
book is a concise reference containing information frequently
needed by users of personal computers. It covers ASCII tables,
connector pinouts, modem switch settings and commands and
hard drive specifications, including configuration information
on more than 1000 personal computer models. It contains information
on memory maps, hardware interrupts and I/O maps, error codes,
controller jumper settings and other topics."
You Saw It in CQ
"...the new book contains
a large MS-DOS command reference section, a PC industry phone
listing with 2000 main and technical support telephone numbers
and keyboard scan codes. There's also configuration information
on more than 1200 hard disk drives, memory maps, printer control
codes, modem commands, decimal-to-hex conversions, PC error
codes, port and cable pinouts, and more.."