At home with Microsoft Bob ideas and activities for getting the most from your home PC by Barbara Rowley

Cover of: At home with Microsoft Bob | Barbara Rowley

Published by Microsoft Press in Redmond, Wash .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Microsoft Bob.,
  • User interfaces (Computer systems)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementBarbara Rowley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.U83 R68 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1270301M
ISBN 101556158548
LC Control Number95001473
OCLC/WorldCa31936997

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