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IBM personal systems : a business perspective

Author: Jim Hoskins; International Business Machines Corporation.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1993. ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Written by a former member of IBM's original development team, this introduction to the IBM Personal System 2, a popular line of desktop PCs, demonstrates how to use all upgraded features of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Hoskins; International Business Machines Corporation.
ISBN: 0471580627 9780471580621
OCLC Number: 27186977
Notes: Revised edition of: IBM PS/2. 5th ed. c1992.
Includes index.
Description: xx, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. IBM Personal Systems. The PS/1 Family. The PS/Valuepoint Family. The PS/2 Family. The ThinkPad Family. Personal Systems Performance Overview. A Closer Look --
Ch. 2. Personal System Options and Peripherals. Displays and Display Adapters. Printers. Memory Expansion Options. Diskette Drives. Fixed Disk Drives/SCSI Adapters. Tape Drives. Optical Disk Drives. Communications Options. Multimedia Options. Other Options --
Ch. 3. Using Your Personal System. Getting Your Feet Wet With A PS/2. The Real Software --
a Model. Software Compatibility --
Will PC Programs Work? Systems Application Architecture --
IBM's Software Standard --
Ch. 4. Application Programs. Application Program Alternatives. Operating System Dependencies --
Ch. 5. Operating Systems. The Disk Operating System (DOS). Advanced Operating Systems Overview. Which Operating System is For You? --
Ch. 6. Personal System Communications. Terminal Emulation. Local Area Networks and Personal Systems. Gateways.
Responsibility: Jim Hoskins.

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