I can already hear the howls of
"traitor" and cries of "turncoat"
coming from loyal Macintosh users.
That's because in this article I'm
going to begin to address the
"other" computing platform —
Windows, the graphic operating
system from Microsoft that turns
IBM PCs and compatibles into
simple-to-use, mouse-driven computers
that are (dare I say it?)
something like a Mac. Why would
I do this? Well, over 9 million
copies of Windows were sold in the
last ten months, a growth in popularity
that's hard to ignore.
requires an IBM
or compatible PC
with an 80386,
640K of conventional
1024K of extended
memory (4MB is
better), DOS 3.1,
and at least 8MB
of free hard disk
space. A mouse is highly recommended.