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Mark Edward Soper

Mark Edward Soper has worked with computers and related technologies since 1983, and specializes in technology education through training, writing, and public speaking. He has taught computer troubleshooting and other subjects to thousands of students across the USA, and is a CompTIA A+ Certified computer technician and a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Mark is the author or co-author of 18 books on PC hardware upgrades, digital photography, broadband Internet, home networking, and home automation for Pearson's Que Publishing and Peachpit imprints, including his newest book, MaximumPC Guide to Windows Vista Exposed: an Insider's Guide to Supercharging Windows Vista, and has also contributed to several best-selling book series, including Upgrading and Repairing PCs, Special Edition Using Windows, and Easy.

Mark is the official Windows blogger for the Maximum PC website, and has written about Windows Vista's security features for BusinessWeek.com.

Mark has also provided online self-help content for Skywire Software, technology screening questions for ReviewNet, and currently teaches applied technology classes for IvyTech Community College of Indiana. Mark lives in Evansville, Indiana, and blogs at www.markesoper.com.

1.
PC and Gadget Help Desk, The: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $27.99
2.
The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing
By Mark Edward Soper
eBook Multiformat $22.39
3.
Building and Repairing PCs (Que Video)
By Mark Edward Soper
Downloadable QuickTime $23.99
4.
Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs Pearson uCertify Course and Simulator Bundle
By Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham, Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Cheryl Schmidt
Physical Product $178.93
5.
Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs Pearson uCertify Course, Textbook, and Simulator Bundle
By Cheryl Schmidt, Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham, Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse
Physical Product $204.43
6.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Pearson uCertify Course and Simulator Bundle
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller, Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham
Physical Product $156.74
7.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Pearson uCertify Course, Cert Guide, and Simulator Bundle
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller, Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham
Physical Product $182.24
8.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Pearson uCertify Course and Cert Guide Bundle
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
Physical Product $124.10
9.
Easy Windows 8.1
By Mark Edward Soper
eBook Multiformat $15.99
10.
Easy Windows 8.1
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $19.99
11.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide and Simulator Library
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller, Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham
Physical Product $119.99
12.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition and Simulator Bundle
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller, Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham
Physical Product $144.50
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CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Simulator
By Elizabeth (Beth) Smith, Robin Graham, Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse
Video Product $95.99
14.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition with MyITCertificationLab with Pearson eText Bundle, v5.9, 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
Physical Product $63.74
15.
Easy Windows 8
By Mark Edward Soper
eBook Multiformat $15.99
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CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
Physical Product $39.99
17.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide Premium Edition and Practice Test, 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
$39.99
18.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition, 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
Physical Product $55.99
19.
CompTIA A+ 220-801-220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition, Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test, 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper, David L. Prowse, Scott Mueller
$55.99
20.
CompTIA A+ Quick Reference (220-801 and 220-802), 3rd Edition
By Mark Edward Soper
eBook Multiformat $15.99
21.
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 7 in 10 Minutes
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $11.99
22.
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 7 in 10 Minutes, Portable Documents
By Mark Edward Soper
$9.59
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Easy Microsoft Windows 7
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $17.59
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Easy Microsoft Windows 7
By Mark Edward Soper
eBook Multiformat $14.39
25.
Shot Doctor,The: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $15.99
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Shot Doctor,The: The Amateur's Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos, Adobe Reader
By Mark Edward Soper
$12.79
27.
Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $27.99
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Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center, Adobe Reader
By Mark Edward Soper
$22.39
29.
Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed: An Insider's Guide to Supercharging Windows Vista
By Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $27.99
30.
Upgrading and Repairing Networks, 5th Edition
By Scott M. Mueller, Terry William Ogletree, Mark Edward Soper
$38.39
31.
Easy Digital Cameras, Adobe Reader
By Mark Edward Soper
$12.79
32.
Upgrading and Repairing PCs: Field Guide
By Scott M. Mueller, Mark Edward Soper
Physical Product $23.99
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Upgrading and Repairing PCs: Field Guide, Adobe Reader
By Scott M. Mueller, Mark Edward Soper
$19.19
1.
Using the Windows 8.1 Start Screen
Dec 20, 2013
2.
Advanced Windows 8 Configuration Options
Jan 15, 2013
3.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Power Supplies and System Cooling
Sep 25, 2012
4.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Motherboards, Processors, and Adapter Cards
Mar 2, 2011
5.
Enjoying Photos and Media in Windows 7
Oct 12, 2010
6.
Understanding Intel Mobile Processors: 2010 Edition
May 4, 2010
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Understanding Intel Desktop Processors: 2010 Edition
Mar 17, 2010
8.
Using Virtualization to Make A+ Certification Study Easier
Mar 3, 2010
9.
What's New in Windows 7
Jan 25, 2010
10.
Understanding the Differences Between the CompTIA A+ Essentials and 702 Exams
Jan 13, 2010
11.
Understanding the New A+ Security Objectives
Jan 6, 2010
12.
Using Administrative Tools in Windows 7
Dec 22, 2009
13.
Ten Ways Windows 7 Is Better than Windows XP
Dec 16, 2009
14.
Using Homegroups in Windows 7
Dec 9, 2009
15.
Making Sure You're Ready for Windows 7
Nov 30, 2009
16.
Ten Ways Windows 7 Is Better than Vista
Nov 24, 2009
17.
CompTIA A+ Cert Guide: Using and Managing Windows
Nov 17, 2009
18.
Managing Wireless Connections in Windows 7
Nov 6, 2009
19.
Windows 7 Backup and Restore, Part 2
Oct 23, 2009
20.
Windows 7 Backup and Restore, Part 1
Oct 19, 2009
21.
Networking Windows 7 and Windows XP PCs
Oct 12, 2009
22.
Setting Up and Watching ATSC with Windows Media Center
Oct 12, 2009
23.
Using the Windows 7 Desktop
Sep 1, 2009
24.
Computing in the Cloud
Jun 15, 2009
25.
Watching and Recording Movies with Windows Vista Media Center
May 28, 2009
26.
The Shot Doctor: Recipes for Better Daytime Digital Photographs
May 19, 2009
27.
Windows Vista SP1: What to Expect
Mar 19, 2008
28.
From Bare Metal to Full Operation with Windows Vista's Complete PC Backup and File and Folder Backup
Jan 18, 2008
29.
How Vista Makes Home Networking Better
Jan 11, 2008
30.
Tweaking Windows Vista for Performance
Jan 11, 2008
31.
Gaming with Windows Vista: Playing Games Through the Games Explorer
Jan 4, 2008
32.
Upgrading Your PC for Vista - Beyond RAM, CPUs, and Graphics
Jan 4, 2008
33.
Network Design Strategies
Aug 18, 2006
34.
Overview of Server Chipsets
Aug 4, 2006
35.
Server Chipsets
Jun 12, 2006
36.
Troubleshooting Storage Devices
Dec 9, 2005
37.
Strategies for Adding Home Automation Features
Aug 19, 2005
38.
Planning Your Home Network
Oct 15, 2004
39.
A+ Exam Prep: How Computers Measure and Transfer Data
Apr 30, 2004
40.
Troubleshooting PC Storage Devices
Jan 17, 2003
41.
Your PC: BIOS Configurations and Upgrades
Jun 14, 2002
42.
Microprocessor Types and Specifications
Jun 8, 2001

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Jan 25, 2008 Comments
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Jan 16, 2008 Comments
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Dec 28, 2007 Comments
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Dec 13, 2007 Comments
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Dec 11, 2007 Comments
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Dec 10, 2007 Comments
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Dec 7, 2007 Comments
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Mark Edward Soper

Mark Edward Soper