DOS For Dummies Quick Reference

DOS For Dummies Quick Reference

by Greg Harvey, Maran
     
 

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Put away your secret decoder rings and pick up a copy of the latest edition of DOS For Dummies Quick Reference, 3rd Edition, the only book you'll ever need to take the mystery out of those strange, enigmatic commands in DOS-speak. Even if you've upgraded to the snazzy new Windows operating system, you may have times when those old DOS commands (which have been

Overview

Put away your secret decoder rings and pick up a copy of the latest edition of DOS For Dummies Quick Reference, 3rd Edition, the only book you'll ever need to take the mystery out of those strange, enigmatic commands in DOS-speak. Even if you've upgraded to the snazzy new Windows operating system, you may have times when those old DOS commands (which have been around since the first IBM computers appeared) may come in handy. What's a person to do?

Grab yourself a copy of DOS For Dummies Quick Reference, 3rd Edition, and keep it near your computer for quick, step-by-step instructions for doing almost anything in DOS. Author Greg Harvey has packed all the do's and don'ts of DOS together in one handy guide, written in language you can understand. Flip open the comb-bound, lay-flat book and let your fingers do the walking through the land of DOS, alphabetized from A to Z, to find fast answers to your questions. Whether you're running the original DOS or just playing DOS games under the latest versions of Windows, you'll find that this slim little reference book can be a big, big help. Plus, DOS For Dummies Quick Reference, 3rd Edition, features a Techie Talk" glossary in the back of the book to keep you from stumbling over words and phrases like clusters, FATs, sectors, and TSRs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764503689
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Greg Harvey, the author of over 50 computer books, has had a long career of teaching business people in the use of IBM PC, Windows, and Macintosh software application programs. From 1983 to 1988, he conducted hands-on computer software training for corporate business users with a variety of training companies (including his own, PC Teach). From 1988 to 1992, he taught university classes in Lotus 1-2-3 and Introduction to Database Management Technology (using dBASE) in the Department of Information Systems at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. In mid-1993, Greg started a new multimedia publishing venture, mind over media, Inc. As a multimedia developer and computer book author, he hopes to enliven his future online computer books by making them into true interactive learning experiences that will vastly enrich and improve the training of users of all skill levels. Visit his Web site at www.mindovermedia.com and send him your feedback on this book at gharvey@mindovermedia.com.

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