Start here – what do you want your computer to do?
Here’s how to find your dream computer system without staying awake nights
Forget the horror stories – buying a computer does not have to be scary! Dan Gookin’s proven five-step process deletes the fear factor, even with today’s PC bells and whistles. You’ll be able to walk into intimidating electronics superstores and emerge without a scratch, carrying the computer of your dreams (well, you may want to have it delivered).
Discover how to:
- Choose the right software for your needs
- Locate support and service
- Pick peripherals
- Understand speed, memory, and storage
- Decide whether to buy online
- Get the most for your money
The Dummies Way
About the Author Dan Gookin
- Explanations in plain English
- "Get in, get out" information
- Icons and other navigational aids
- Tear-out cheat sheet
- Top ten lists
- A dash of humor and fun
(Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) wrote the first-ever For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, as well as the bestselling Word 2002 For Dummies and PCs For Dummies. Dan's books have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 11 million copies in print.
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