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By Dan Gookin

Home windows may possibly rule the realm of well known computing on desktops all over the world, yet DOS nonetheless has a spot within the hearts and minds of machine clients who vaguely take into accout what a C urged feels like. whether DOS (with all its arcane instructions and its drab, dull glance) isn't your inspiration of how one can get issues performed on a computer, you'll locate lots of speedy and pleasant assistance on hand with the 3rd version of DOS For Dummies.

Here's a plain-speaking reference advisor to the entire command-line stuff and nonsense that makes DOS paintings, even if you're a local DOS person or are an occasional dabbler who wishes the working method to run all these cool video games lower than Windows.

DOS For Dummies, third version, avoids all of the technical jargon to chop to the guts of items with transparent, easy-to-understand factors and step by step support for

• altering disks and drives
• facing the DOS prompt
• handling files
• working DOS within Windows
• fitting and working DOS-based software program programs
• operating with the printer and serial ports
• utilizing the mouse and keyboard
• Troubleshooting problems
• figuring out DOS mistakes messages

All the elemental DOS instructions, from APPEND to XCOPY, are demystified to make lifestyles in DOS even more bearable. this useful advisor has lots of worthy suggestions and tips for bending DOS for your will, with no need to commit your lifestyles (and your entire loose time) to gaining knowledge of this little nook of the PC.

Author Dan Gookin's first version of DOS For Dummies turned a global best-seller. He considers himself a working laptop or computer "guru" whose activity it truly is to remind all people that desktops will not be to be taken too heavily. His method of pcs is mild and funny, but very informative. Gookin mixes his wisdom of desktops with a distinct, dry humorousness that retains you educated – and conscious.

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