PC Mom: The Mother of All PC Books, Wherein Mom's Mordant Minions Muck in the Multimedia Madness

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Addison-Wesley, 1994 - Computers - 720 pages
Mom is back--better than ever! In this new masterpiece, bestselling authors Leonhard and Simon take readers on a hilarious tour through the world of the PC. Whether users are trying to wring the last bit of power from their PC--or just trying to get it to work--PC Mom is a goldmine of useful information in plain English. Includes two CD-ROMs.

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Woody Leonhard's books include Windows 3.1 Programming for Mere Mortals, The Underground Guide to Word for Windows, The Hacker's Guide to Word for Windows, The Mother of All PC Books, The Mother of All Windows 95 Books, and several others. He was series editor for Addison-Wesley's Underground Guides (11 books) and A-W's Hacker's Guides (4 books). Along with T.J. Lee and Lee Hudspeth he's editor-in-chief of PC Computing's Undocumented Office, a monthly hardcopy newsletter. He's a contributing editor at PC Computing (circulation 1,000,000+), and productivity editor for Office Computing (circulation 400,000), a new monthly magazine from the editors of PC Computing. He also publishes a free weekly electronic news bulletin on Microsoft Office called WOW (Woody's Office Watch), available by sending email to wow@wopr.com. Woody's software company makes WOPR (Woody's Office POWER Pack), the number-one enhancement to Microsoft Office. A self-described "grizzled computer hack, frustrated novelist and Office victim," by day he's a Tibetan human rights activist and co-founder of the Tibetan Children's Fund. Woody lives on top of a mountain in Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.

Barry Simon is the IBM Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His books include "Methods of Modern Mathematical Physics and Orthogonal Polynomials on the Unit Circle.

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