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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. Windows 3.1 requires an IBM or compatible PC with an 80386, 640K of conventional RAM and 1024K of extended memory (4MB is better), DOS 3.1, and at least 8MB of free hard disk space. A mouse is highly recommended. What Is