free information about pc audio for beginners

for anyone just starting with computer audio i found dcs guide to computer audio very helpful and informative. it gives easy advice on settings and most things one needs to understand to get started with out buying a book or hiring a tutor. just type in dcs guide to computer audio. good luck
Here is a link to the guide from dCS' web site:

It's a great guide
Thanks gents. This may indeed be what my reel to reel mind needs too finally make the jump.
Awesome guide man. I build computers as a hobbie, but this article is great. I learned somethings I didn't even know.