Accession Number : ADA183470

Title :   Personal Computer Owner's Manual or the Joy of Personal Computing,

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Baird,J

PDF Url : ADA183470

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : The Owner's Manual is divided into sections as follows: Section 1 - Introduction states why the Manual was written, for whom it was written, what the rest of the sections contain, and how to get more information; Section 2 - Discovery suggests places to go for ideas about PCs, and provides information to help you discover how a PC can be used; Section 3 - Getting a PC discusses the process of deciding what PC hardware and programs to buy initially, how to buy them, and licenses; Section 4 - It's Here discusses the process of unpacking, checking out the PC, and turning it on and off, along with suggested first day training and ways to learn more about the PC; Section 5 - Using It discusses routine operation of the new PC: what to do (and what not to do) to keep everything working properly; Section 6 - Beyond Basics suggests additional programs and accessories that can extend the power and utility of the PC; Section 7 - Additional Topics contains and collection of discussions on various topics detailing ways to make better use of a PC; and Index - The Index lists most of the key words and topics discussed in the manual, and also includes cross-references and synonyms to aid in locating desired material.

Descriptors :   *MINICOMPUTERS, *INSTRUCTION MANUALS, *USER MANUALS, COMPUTER OPERATORS, SELECTION, ACQUISITION, OPERATION, TRAINING

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE