Discover PCs

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One of the things that makes PCs so exciting is how frequent and dramatic are all the technological innovations that come along. Unfortunately, this can make buying and owning a PC a bewildering experience. Now, with Discover PCs, you can quickly and easily get all the answers you need whether you're about to buy your first PC or you want to upgrade the PC you already own with new hardware and software.

From the basics of figuring out what features you want your PC to have -- ...

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Overview

One of the things that makes PCs so exciting is how frequent and dramatic are all the technological innovations that come along. Unfortunately, this can make buying and owning a PC a bewildering experience. Now, with Discover PCs, you can quickly and easily get all the answers you need whether you're about to buy your first PC or you want to upgrade the PC you already own with new hardware and software.

From the basics of figuring out what features you want your PC to have -- and getting the most for your money -- to planning for future needs and securing your PC from computer viruses and hard disk crashes, Discover PCs is the perfect PC guidebook to get you started. Turn here to discover how to…

  • Decide whether extra speed, RAM, and hard disk space is worth extra money
  • Choose among ink jet and laser printers, fast modems and super-fast ISDN terminal adapters, ergonomic mice and keyboards, monitors, and the like
  • See through the hype surrounding operating systems like Windows 95 to figure out what real benefits there are for you
  • Take your laptop PC on the road and keep your documents synchronized with those on your desktop PC
  • Get on the Internet and the World Wide Web, including exchanging e-mail and sending and receiving all kinds of files
  • Rescue data after a hard disk crash, power failure, or some other unexpected act of God or man
  • Have fun with your PC!

Plus, as all of the titles in our Discover series, Discover PCs features the 6-Point Advantage…

  • Color Tear-Out Card -- Key information and shortcuts that get you up to speed fast
  • DiscoveryCenter -- Quick summaries of the chapters' major points collected at the back of the book
  • Real-Life Vignettes -- Winning stories on how real people use technology to improve their lives
  • Visual Index -- Convenient picture maps direct you to the features you're looking for
  • Web Path -- Handy references to feature- or topic-related Web sites
  • Bonus Section -- Added-value tips and timesaving techniques at the end of each chapter
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764530531
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 7.35 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.73 (d)

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