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. Discover why millions of computer users trust Dan Gookin to demystify DOS and communicate the essentials of computing. His clear explanations and. From the Publisher: Discover why millions of computer users trust Dan Gookin to demystify DOS and communicate the essentials of computing. His clear.
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DOS for Dummies by Dan Gookin
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jan 25, David Natiuk rated it really liked it Shelves: I know, I know First, the book makes great use of humor throughout, explaining the quirky nature of computers, including plenty of “Do Not Read” references, and twisting computer terms into other meanings: But it’s not a joke book, these kinds of things just pop up amongst the most serious “techie” talk, which is a big part of the charm.
The alliteration made it a catchy title less so of every dummies books ever since and the use of humor made it VASTLY different from the typical computer books of the day horrible things really.
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Third, it’s always interesting to look back into computer history. DOS really is ancient history, and yet I was fpr part of it I wish they would’ve kept the humor over the years, but varying authors and much more “serious” knowledge of computers doesn’t lend itself to the same level of fun.
Still, it would’ve been great to have titles like “Windows for Wingnuts”, “Mozilla for Morons” and “Bejeweled for Blockheads! It was an ok book for me.
Surprising was pretty hard to follow the steps and what to do and not. I know that some people that know me might think that’s shocking to hear me not get something about computers or PC’s.
It taught me a lot about just the basics of it though which is foor. I am going to learn more of the dummiees and YouTube for better understandable examples. Although interesting at first, by the end, I was thinking “why did I ever read this book? I don’t know why I was so stupid to buy this book to start with. Things have changed majorly, since this book was published. Sep 23, Craig Bolton added it.
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