This second edition has been revised and updated for the computer-user of the late 1990s. It includes all the terms found in manuals for the most up-to-date software packages such as Windows 95, the Microsoft Office collection or the Lotus programs. It also clarifies the jargon of error messages and explains the terms likely to be encountered in connection with upgrading a machine. Entries range from applet to Zmodem, from Explorer to EXCEL.
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The second edition of the 'Collins Dictionary of Personal Computing' has been extensively revised and updated to meet the needs of all who use computers at home or at work. The Dictionary is a valuable guide to the terminology of the computer world and the jargon of computer magazines and software manuals. It is written for the personal computer user of the late 1990's, and provides nearly 4000 entries, which give a clear and accessible account of the terminology of both hardware and software.
• Includes the terms found in the manuals of the most up-to-date software packages such as Windows 95, the Microsoft Office collection or the Lotus programs
• Clarifies the jargon of error messages
• Explains the terms you are likely to encounter in connection with upgrading your machine
• Contains many new entries, ranging from 'applet' to 'Zmodem 'and from 'Explorer' to 'Excel'.
Ian Sinclair is a full-time technical author, who has written many bestselling computer books.
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