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Chapter 30. Maintaining and Optimizing S... > Tips from the Windows Pros: Upgradin...

Tips from the Windows Pros: Upgrading and Optimizing Your Computer

Following are several tips I've learned over the years that will help save you hours of headaches.

Sleuthing Out Conflicts

When you're hunting down potential IRQ, memory, and I/O conflicts, try using the Device Manager to help out. Yes, Computer Management, System Information, Hardware Resources, Conflicts Sharing will show you potential conflicts, so that's a good place to look, too. But let me share a trick with the Device Manager that isn't readily apparent.


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