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DOS for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764503618

ISBN-13: 9780764503610

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Dan Gookin

List price: $21.99
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DOS for Dummies is the latest in a series of books which provides beginners with practical, jargon-free introductory guides to a range of products and applications in the computer world.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/2/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342

Introduction
The Absolute Basics
Getting On with It
The PC Hokey-Pokey (Or That's What It's All About)
Life at the DOS Prompt
Easier DOS: The DOS Shell
The Way Windows Was
DOS in Windows 95/98
The Non-Nerd's Guide to PC Hardware
Your Basic Hardware: What It Is and Why
RAM (Or Memory, the Way We Were)
The Video Display (That's the Computer Screen)
Keyboard and Mouse (Or Where Is the "Any" Key?)
The Printer (Making the Right Impression)
More on Modems
All You (Don't) Want to Know about Disks
The Non-Nerd's Guide to PC Software
Basic Software Setup
Software Mystery Grab Bag
Playing with the Editor
The Hard Drive: Where You Store Stuff
File Fitness (Stuff You Do with Files)
Files - Lost and Found
Yikes! (Or Help Me Out of This One!)
When It's Time to Toss In the Towel (And Call a DOS Guru)
After You Panic, Do This
Diagnosing, Disinfecting, and Getting Help
DOS Error Messages (What They Mean, What to Do)
The Part of Tens
Ten Things You Should Do All the Time
Ten Common Beginner Mistakes
Ten Things You Should Never Do
Ten Favorite DOS Commands
DOS Command Reference
Glossary
Index
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