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Que Publishing to Release 19th Edition of Scott Mueller’s Upgrading and Repairing PCs

Scott Mueller’s Upgrading and Repairing PCs, which provides step-by-step information on identifying and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs from scratch, has been the top-selling hardware book for 20 years, according to Bookscan, the book sales monitoring and analysis service. Que Publishing will release the 19th edition of Upgrading and Repairing PCs on Dec. 8th, and the newly revised book is now available for presale on www.informit.com.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • Intel’s and AMD’s hottest new processors, including the Intel Core i Series and AMD Phenom family
  • The latest PC system designs and form factors, including the new mini-ITX and DTX motherboard form factors
  • State-of-the-art graphics cards, GPUs, and chipsets from NVIDIA and ATI/AMD
  • Terabyte-class hard disks, solid state drives, and other data storage innovations
  • Revamped coverage of building PCs from scratch–from selecting and assembling hardware to BIOS Setup and troubleshooting
  • A two-hour DVD containing studio-quality, how-to videos, and detailed presentations covering components including processors, motherboards, chipsets, memory, hard disk drives, chassis, and power supplies.

Upgrading and Repairing PCs has sold more than 2.2 million copies in its 20-year history, and is the longest running single hardware book ever published,” said Greg Wiegand, Associate Publisher at Pearson. “Written for everyone from professional technicians to home PC enthusiasts, the new edition focuses on the latest technologies and maintenance challenges, and features Scott Mueller’s trusted insights and advice.”

PRODUCT INFORMATION:
Title: Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 19th Edition
ISBN-10: 0789739542
ISBN-13: 9780789739544
Author: Scott Mueller
Publisher: Que Publishing
Published: December 2009
Pages: 1,176
Suggested Retail Price: $49.99 (a $10.00 drop from previous edition)

About Scott Mueller

Scott Mueller is the most trusted, authoritative hardware voice in the industry. In addition to teaching hardware repair to thousands of computer professionals and enthusiasts, he has sold more than 2.2 million copies of Upgrading and Repairing PCs, making him the most world-renowned hardware author in history and his book a classic. Scott has taught hardware repair to a host of agencies in the U.S. and foreign governments and to corporations in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe. His articles have appeared in Forbes, Maximum PC, PC World, and numerous other publications. Scott also has appeared on TechTV, ComputerAmerica, and Let’s Talk Computers and serves as an industry expert for the news media as well as an expert witness in legal cases.

About Pearson

Pearson, the education, services and technology company, is home to such respected brands as Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, Exam Cram, IBM Press, Prentice Hall Professional, Que, and Sams Publishing, which have as their online publishing arm, InformIT (www.informit.com) -The Trusted Technology Learning Source. In addition, Berkeley-based Peachpit (www.peachpit.com), the publishing partner for Adobe Press, Apple Certified, and others, publishes best-selling books for creative design professionals. Pearson is also co-founder, with O'Reilly Media Inc., of Safari Books Online (http://safari.informit.com), the premier on-demand digital library providing thousands of expert reference materials through a single point of contact, including expert technology, creative and design, business and management resources in video and text formats. Pearson Education is part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the international media company. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

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