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The complete idiot's guide to Macintosh OS 8.5
Stauffer, Todd.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Que Alpha Books, [1998]

Physical Description:
xviii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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Central Library QA76.76.O63 S7363 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This guide to Macintosh OS 8.5 discusses the hardware and software basics, running each feature and learning its importance, troubleshooting, as well as other tips and tricks to get the beginner-level user familiar with the system.

Author Notes

Todd Stauffer is a magazine writer, host of the Peak Computing Radio Hour in Denver, Co. and co-host of the television show "Disk Doctors" airing nationally on JEC Knowledge TV. He's the author of Using Your Mac, Using the Internet with Your Mac, Using Pagemill 2, MacWorld Mac Upgrade and Repair Bible (not yet published), HTML By Example, Using HTML 3.2 2nd Edition, Small Business Microsoft Office 97 for Dummies, as well as several additional titles. Todd's articles have appeared in local and national magazines including The Inside Line, WebSight Magazine and Windows Magazine. He writes a regular column for Peak Computing Magazine called "On the Internet," available weekly on the Web at He also serves as an expert television guest on "Jones Technology Update" and the "Computer Zone" and gives occasional seminars along Colorado's Front Range. His story "Mac vs. PC: Sometimes it's War" won Peak Computing Online a "Hot Site" award from USA Today.

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