What's Wrong with Microsoft Windows, Word and MSN

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What's Wrong with Microsoft Windows, Word and MSN is a hard-nosed, no holds barred, critique of a few Microsoft software products by a long-time user. It describes the author's adventures in trying to use these software products for productive work. If you have used any of these products, you are sure to identify with his frustrations and anger. Isn't it time you let Bill Gates and Microsoft know that these products really suck?
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Overview

What's Wrong with Microsoft Windows, Word and MSN is a hard-nosed, no holds barred, critique of a few Microsoft software products by a long-time user. It describes the author's adventures in trying to use these software products for productive work. If you have used any of these products, you are sure to identify with his frustrations and anger. Isn't it time you let Bill Gates and Microsoft know that these products really suck?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595201884
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/5/2001
  • Pages: 145
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Human-centered Computing
Aim of the Book
Flow of Work
Nature of the Critique
Who is this Book For?
How this Book is Organized
Conventions
Trademarks
Acknowledgements xxiii
Chapter 1 Introduction to PC User Interfaces 1
What is the Human/Computer Interface?
Switches and Flashing Lights
The Command Line
The MS-DOS Operating System
Learning MS-DOS Commands
Batch Files
Problems with the Command Line Interface
Menus
Lists of Commands
Introducing order to the Command List
The Graphical User Interface
What's Wrong with the GUI
Chapter 2 Criteria for Evaluating Microsoft Software 12
The GUI Timeline
Microsoft's View of the Windows GUI
Windows
GUI
Features of Windows
Natural or Intuitive Work Environment
What is a Natural Work Environment?
User Types
Flow of Work
Criteria for Evaluation
Chapter 3 Microsoft Windows 20
MS-DOS
MS-DOS Commands
Running DOS Commands
DOS and Windows
Booting up
Booting up an XT with DOS
Booting up in Windows 98
Booting up Windows XP
The Desktop
The Desktop Metaphor
Desktop Icons
Arranging the Desktop
Desktop Properties
No Help for Desktop Icons
Web Tab Dialogs
Arrange Alphabetically
Arrange by Type
Arrange by Size
Arrange by Date
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