DOS for Dummies, Edition 0003
DOS for Dummies, Edition 0003  -     By: Dan Gookin
Buy Item $19.79 Retail: $21.99 Save 10% ($2.20)
In Stock
Stock No: WW503610
For Dummies / 1998 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
Quantity:


Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

DOS for Dummies, Edition 0003

For Dummies / 1998 / Paperback

In Stock
Stock No: WW503610


Product Close-up
This product is not available for expedited shipping.
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 335
Vendor: For Dummies
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 9.21 X 7.42 X 0.90 (inches)
ISBN: 0764503618
ISBN-13: 9780764503610
Series: For Dummies

Publisher's Description

Windows may rule the world of popular computing on PCs around theglobe, but DOS still has a place in the hearts and minds ofcomputer users who vaguely remember what a C prompt looks like.Even if DOS (with all its arcane commands and its drab, boringlook) isn't your idea of the best way to get things done on a PC,you'll find plenty of fast and friendly help on hand with the thirdedition of DOS For Dummies.

Here's a plain-speaking reference guide to all the command-linestuff and nonsense that makes DOS work, whether you're a native DOSuser or are an occasional dabbler who needs the operating system torun all those cool games under Windows.

DOS For Dummies, 3rd Edition, avoids all the technicaljargon to cut to the heart of things with clear, easy-to-understandexplanations and step-by-step help for

  • Changing disks and drives
  • Dealing with the DOS prompt
  • Managing files
  • Running DOS inside Windows
  • Installing and running DOS-based software programs
  • Working with the printer and serial ports
  • Using the mouse and keyboard
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Understanding DOS error messages

All the basic DOS commands, from APPEND to XCOPY, aredemystified to make life in DOS much more bearable. This handyguide has plenty of helpful tips and tricks for bending DOS to yourwill, without having to dedicate your life (and all your free time)to mastering this little corner of the PC.

Author Dan Gookin's first edition of DOS For Dummiesbecame an international best-seller. He considers himself acomputer "guru" whose job it is to remind everyone that computersare not to be taken too seriously. His approach to computers islight and humorous, yet very informative. Gookin mixes hisknowledge of computers with a unique, dry sense of humor that keepsyou informed – and awake.

Author Bio

Dan Gookin has written more than 30 bestselling computer books, including PCs For Dummies, Buying a Comptuter For Dummies, Illustrated Computer Dictionary For Dummies, and Word 2000 For Windows For Dummies.

Editorial Reviews

“…excellent and fun to read…”(Mourne Observer & County Down News, 23 July 2003)

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.