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Computer Active Magazine 483 Back Issue

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Computeractive magazine is the UK’s best selling computer magazine, featuring practical advice, how-to guides and top-tips to help you get the most from your computer.

The fortnightly magazine is written in jargon-free plain English to ensure it’s as clear and simple for all abilities, ultimately helping to demystify the world of computers and technology. Get regular updates on broadband and anti-virus software, as well as the all-important how-to protect your own data. Computeractive also features product reviews to help you buy the best for your budget, as well as Q&As on popular reader queries to provide solutions to what may be confusing computer issues.

Computeractive is your friendly guide to PCs, gadgets and the internet - helping to make computing easy. Want to get the most out of your computer? Try a digital subscription today. 

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Computer Active  |  483  

Most modern electronic products aren’t designed to be repaired. They contain tiny integrated circuits that require technical expertise or a return journey to the manufacturer. But computers are different. They are designed to have their parts replaced and upgraded over time, which makes them easier to fix. Most repairs are relatively straightforward, but only if you correctly diagnose what’s wrong in the first place so you know which component is affected. In this issue, we’ll show you how to diagnose and fix the fourteen most common hardware faults, from dodgy memory and noisy hard drives to a PC that refuses to switch on. We’ll also show you how much money you’ll be saving with some simple DIY.

Computeractive magazine is a fortnightly publication whose mission is to guide anyone, regardless of age or technical experience, around a computer and help them get the most out of their PC with jargon-free advice.

First published in February 1998 by VNU Business Publications, Computeractive has since been sold and is now owned by Dennis Publishing. Based on the UK’s Audit Bureau of Circulation it has been confirmed that Computeractive is the UK’s best-selling computer magazine.

Many how-to articles can make you feel more confused than when you started. Computeractive aims to simplify the sometimes confusing and tricky world of technology and give you easy-to-follow instructions in plain English to help be your solution.

Find tips and advice for all of your devices whether it’s on your desktop computer, iPad or Android. Computeractive can also help no matter what version of Windows you’re currently using and give advice on when and how to update. 

Check out what you’ll receive when you try a digital subscription to Computeractive magazine:

  • A step-by-step guide on how to complete tasks on your computer
  • Q&As from other’s trying to get more out of their PC
  • Independent product reviews to help you make the right choices
  • PC project ideas to help you take your technical knowledge up a notch
  • Jargon-free plain English computer advice
  • News and expert analysis
  • Top picks: The best free downloads and software 


You'll receive 26 issues during a 1 year Computer Active magazine subscription.

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Computer Active

all good Reviewed jueves, 18 de febrero de 2021

Computer Active

Always a good read with useful tips and info. Reviewed jueves, 10 de diciembre de 2020

Computer Active

Good articles, usually in plain English. Reviewed miércoles, 12 de febrero de 2020


Great for all UK fans Reviewed jueves, 18 de julio de 2019

Very interesting reading

Full of all those interested in computer technology Reviewed lunes, 15 de julio de 2019

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