Microsoft Press Announces Comprehensive Line of Learning
And Reference Solutions for Microsoft Windows 98
REDMOND, Wash., May 11, 1998 — Microsoft Press today announced a comprehensive line of learning and reference products for end users, educators and corporations migrating to the Microsoft® Windows® 98 operating system. These Microsoft-approved solutions are designed to provide accurate, up-to-date technical information and training choices to help computer users of all levels take full advantage of the many new and improved resources Microsoft Windows 98 will offer. Users can find these Microsoft Press® products wherever computer books and software are available.
The Professional’s Road Map to Microsoft Windows 98
“Microsoft Windows 98 Resource Kit”
(ISBN 1-57231-644-6) is the essential technical guide for systems administrators and other MIS professionals responsible for supporting Microsoft Windows 98 within their organization. Created by the Microsoft
Windows 98 product development team, it’s also the ideal under-the-hood guide for power users who want to experiment with configuration details like the FAT32 file system, point-to-point tunneling protocol (PPTP) and the IEEE 1394 bus for PC-based control of VCRs, stereos and other devices. With more than 50 tools, utilities and accessory software on the accompanying CD-ROM, this single-volume reference is the most complete source for professional-level information about Microsoft Windows 98 available in print form. The recommended retail price is $69.99 ($100.99 in Canada), and it is scheduled to be available June 15, 1998.
Interactive Multimedia Training on CD
Microsoft Windows 98 Starts Here
multimedia training (ISBN 1-57231-698-5) uses the power of multimedia to help new computer users get acquainted with Microsoft Windows 98 and to allow users who are upgrading to see new features in action. This easy-to-use CD is a powerful training system that shows users how to maximize the potential of Windows 98 as they work. The recommended retail price is $29.99 ($41.99 in Canada), and for a limited time there is a special $10 ($15 in Canada) mail-in rebate offer, scheduled to be available June 20, 1998 (certain restrictions will apply).
The Ultimate One-Stop User Guide and Reference
“Running Microsoft Windows 98”
(ISBN 1-57231-681-0) is the most comprehensive, fact-filled reference available from Microsoft for users of Windows 98. With more than 800 pages of in-depth information and inside tips from software experts, it’s the ideal guide for early adopters and power users. The companion CD contains a searchable electronic version of the book. The recommended retail price is $39.99 ($55.99 in Canada), and it is scheduled to be available June 5, 1998.
At a Glance – The Fast, Easy Way to Find the Answers Right Now
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the answers are in
“Microsoft Windows 98 at a Glance”
(ISBN 1-57231-631-4). With each turn of the page, this visual reference features screen shots with clear, numbered instructions showing users how to accomplish specific tasks. The recommended retail price is $16.99 ($22.95 in Canada), and it is scheduled to be available June 5, 1998.
Other Training and Reference Solutions From Microsoft Press
Also available from Microsoft Press is Microsoft Windows 98 Step by Step (ISBN ISBN 1-57231-683-7). This virtual classroom in a box delivers personalized training using modular lessons and practice files on CD. The recommended retail price is $29.99 ($39.99 in Canada). For quick answers anywhere, the handy
“Microsoft Windows 98 Field Guide”
(ISBN 1-57231-684-5) is easy to slip into a purse or briefcase, or next to a laptop. The recommended retail price is $12.99 ($17.99 in Canada).
“Quick Course® in Microsoft Windows 98”
(ISBN 1-57231-742-6) provides low-cost, streamlined instruction for new users. The recommended retail price is $14.99 ($21.99 in Canada). And
“Microsoft Windows 98 Companion”
(ISBN 1-57231-931-3) is the friendly tutorial that helps new users learn Microsoft Windows 98 from the ground up. The recommended retail price is $29.99 ($42.99 in Canada). All of the titles above are scheduled to be available June 5, 1998.
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