How to Buy a Computer

How to Buy a Computer

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This completely rewritten and overhauled second edition of Myles White's book How to Buy a Computer provides the best advice available for anyone wanting to buy a new computer, no matter whether it's their third or their first.Written for people who want to use their computers, it explains -- in language you don't have to be a techie to understand -- what to look for and what to look out for before you buy.The second edition of How to Buy a Computer not only brings the information in it up-to-date to cover the new hardware that has become available since the first edition was published, but takes a somewhat different approach. There are several steps between deciding to buy a computer and actually buying one, with decisions to be made at every step. The second edition takes readers through the buying process, step by step.Step One is the plan of attack. White helps readers figure out what kind of system they want -- and what they can afford to buy. Step Two describes the kind of systems available. It also describes the various chipsets on the market and the peripherals, such as: modems, printers, sound cards, CD-ROM drives, and so on. In Step Three, White helps readers nail down their decision and provides the questions -- about warranties, support, ability to upgrade -- to ask while shopping.Ask about the manuals. Look at a set. Smart vendors know youa#39;re entitled to these manuals. If the vendor doesna#39;t have extra copies of the original manuals ( some buy parts in bulk and only get one manual for their own use), then you can askanbsp;...

Title:How to Buy a Computer
Author:Myles White
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart Limited - 1999-02-20


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