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PCs for Dummies

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  73 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Over the 15 years since the first edition of PCs For Dummies, PCs have become immensely faster and more powerful. They have also sprouted new and wondrous capabilities at a dizzying pace. This 11th Edition of the all-time bestselling PC guide has been polished and honed to deliver everything you need to know about your twenty-first-century PC -- from what plugs into what t ...more
ebook, 408 pages
Published February 9th 2011 by For Dummies (first published July 28th 1992)
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Erik Graff
Feb 02, 2014 Erik Graff rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: PC historians
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sciences
Upon the loss of my academic career I gave some time to studying PCs and Windows operating systems to the point that I was able to assemble a working machine from parts. Not realizing how prices would continue to fall and how quickly technologies would become obsolescent, I thought I might make a new career out of this. As it was, I hadn't the heart to charge for most of my meagre services and eventually dropped the idea, finally throwing out a truckload of PC parts only two years ago.

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Mo
Aug 29, 2015 Mo rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Quick and easy overview on PC inner guts. Primer for more detailed stuff..
Jerry Bullard
Jun 04, 2011 Jerry Bullard rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I can't help but think the authors had me in mind for the title. When I got my first computer in 1994 and unpacked it at home I thought, "What the heck have I done; I don't know anything about computers?" Anyway, over the years, the Dummies series has been a tremendous help...from computers, to operating systems, to digital audio and video, and home networking to name just a few, the Dummies series has given me what I need to know in a quick, entertaining way. I highly recommend this series.
Jennifer
Nov 23, 2009 Jennifer rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was VERY basic. Not very helpful for my situation, but a great beginner's guide.
Elizabeth
May 04, 2008 Elizabeth rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I will probably be reading this book for the rest of my life.
Superpc
Feb 13, 2009 Superpc rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Had alot of info about computers! GoodRead!
Brad Little
Mar 30, 2012 Brad Little rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
if you know nothing,start here.
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