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

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Published by Microsoft Press in Redmond, Wash .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

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

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