Author Tim Fisher is a full-time freelance writer and is About.com’s PC Support expert. Prior to freelancing, he worked in every aspect of the technology world, including support, training, installation, documentation, and sales. Tim was also a systems engineer for one of the largest companies in the United States. He studied business and computer science in college and holds professional certifications in the computer, networking, and telecommunications industries.
Tim’s Windows expertise goes back more than two decades, and includes major Windows releases such as Windows 95, Windows 98, XP, Vista, Windows Server, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 7, and Windows 8. He has covered a wide range of Windows topics, including:
- Command Line
- Building computers
- Desktop, laptop, tablet hardware support/repair
- Networking & Telecommunications
- Home, SMB, & Enterprise
- Wireless & Wired
- Data recovery
- Data destruction
- Data backup
When he’s not tweaking Windows, Tim enjoys hiking and other outdoor pursuits with his wife and son. A resident of Colorado, Tim also likes to sample local beers. Windows 8 Basics In 30 Minutes is his first guide.
Tim can be followed on Twitter at @fishertimj.