Microsoft Windows 98 Learning and Reference Solutions From Microsoft Press Hit Store Shelves Today

Microsoft Windows 98 Learning and Reference Solutions From Microsoft Press Hit Store Shelves Today

REDMOND, Wash., June 5, 1998 — Microsoft Press today announced wide retail availability of a comprehensive line of learning and reference products for consumers upgrading to the Microsoft® Windows® 98 operating system. These books and CD-based multimedia tools are designed to help both new and advanced users take full advantage of Windows 98, the new Windows operating system that works better and plays better.

“We expect Microsoft Press® titles to fuel excitement for the Windows 98 launch on June 25,”
said Todd Daer, merchandise manager for books at Computer City.
“Microsoft Press helps us deliver on our complete customer solution philosophy at Computer City.”

“We’re excited about the Windows 98 Resource Kit and the full line of how-to guides from Microsoft Press,”
said Carla Bayha, computer book buyer at Borders Books and Music.
“Our customers look for and expect the high level of technical accuracy and learning flexibility built right into their books.”

With new editions of critically acclaimed best-sellers like the
“Microsoft Windows 98 Resource Kit,”
the
“Step-by-Step”
self-paced training standard, and the award-winning
“At-a-Glance”
visual reference series, Microsoft Press continues its tradition of providing the broadest range of learning and reference materials. In all, more than a dozen comprehensive, high-quality titles on Windows 98 offer customers the information they want to get the most from Windows 98.

For detailed information about the complete line of Windows 98 training and reference products from Microsoft Press, visit (http://mspress.microsoft.com/) .

Microsoft Press is a division of Microsoft Corp. and the leading source of training and reference solutions for Microsoft products and related technologies. Millions of customers rely on a complete line of world-class Microsoft Press computer books and multimedia training and reference tools to accommodate different learning styles and training situations. Self-paced tutorials for first-time computer users to advanced technical references and programming guides for computer professionals are distributed to book and software retailers worldwide. Consumers in the United States can order directly from the publisher at (800) MSPRESS, or (800) 677-7377.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq
“MSFT”
) is the worldwide leader in software for personal computers. The company offers a wide range of products and services for business and personal use, each designed with the mission of making it easier and more enjoyable for people to take advantage of the full power of personal computing every day.

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