The world’s top-rated computer tutorial
Best computer book, praised worldwide!
Praised by PC Magazine, PC World, NY Times, Scientific American
Used by CBS News, Wall St. Journal, The Australian, 6 continents
Easy, funny, candid, magical, bulls-eye!
Kids love it — and teachers recommend it — because it’s so easy
Hard-working adults use it to cut through bull, become expert fast
Computer-firm presidents devour it because it reveals inside secrets
Thorough, practical, to-the-point, covers all!
Analyzes computers from IBM, Apple, clone makers, discounters
Tutors you in Windows 3.1 & 95, DOS, Mac, word processing, more
Covers all apps, from "Accounting" to "Zany sex", plus Internet
Trains you to program in Basic, C, Pascal, Dbase, 20 other languages
Reveals secret tricks, keystrokes, mouse-strokes, ass-savers, wisdom
Phone the author at his home for free help!
Call Russ at 617-666-2666, day or night, 24 hours — he’s usually in
The only book that covers ALL:
PageBuyer’s guide 10
Other hardware 53
Alternative computers 88
Windows 95 95
Windows 3.1 & 3.11 108
Mac system 150
Microsoft Word 162
Ami Pro 173
Q&A Write 178
Word Perfect 183
Local-area networks 222
1-2-3 & Quattro 243
Q&A File 258
Advanced databases 269
Desktop publishing 286
Personal programs 293
Artificial intelligence 320
Strange tongues 534
Our past 598
Your future 605
Numerical analysis 620
Find any fact FAST: see page 3 & 630-637
PC World:"Russ Walter is the user’s champion. Nobody does a more thorough job of teaching PC technology."
PC Magazine:"No other computer book is a better value."
Computer Currents:"He’s a folk hero. His Guide should be next to every PC in the country."
Byte:"The Guide is amazing. If you need to understand computers and haven’t had much luck at it, get the Guide."
Compute:"Russ Walter is an industry leader."
Personal Computing:"Russ Walter’s approach to text-writing sets a new style other authors might do well to follow."
Popular Computing:"Russ Walter is king of the East Coast computer cognoscenti."
Scientific American:"No room holding a small computer and adult studying it is well-equipped without the Guide."
Changing Times:"The Guide covers everything you ever wanted to know."
Rated "THE BEST" by librarians!
School Library Journal:"The Guide is a gold mine of information. Buy it; you’ll like it."
Wilson Library Bulletin:"It cuts through techno-haze, packs more simple, fresh explication per page than any other book."
Rated "THE BEST" by computer clubs!
Boston Computer Society:"He’s years ahead of the pack claiming to have ways of instructing computer novices."
Connecticut Computer Society:"Russ Walter’s books have been used by insiders for years. He’s special."
New England Computer Society:"He’s considered one of the few true computer gurus. It’s the world’s best tutorial."
New York’s NYPC:"The Guide’s the perfect text for beginners. It’s even better for the experienced computer user."
Sacramento California PC Users Group:"The Guide is the best collection of computer help ever written."
Rated "THE BEST" around the world!
Australia’s "Sydney Morning Herald":"The Guide’s the best intro to computers published anywhere in the world."
England’s "Manchester Guardian":"Russ Walter is a welcome relief. His Guide’s an extraordinary source of info."
Silicon Valley’s "Times Tribune":"This book makes learning not only fun, but hilarious, inspiring, addicting."
Dallas Times Herald:"Easily the best beginners’ book seen, it’s not just for beginners. It makes everything simple."
Detroit News:"Russ Walter’s a legendary teacher. His fiercely honest Guide is the only book that includes everything."
Chicago Tribune:"The Guide is the best computer book. It’s a cornucopia of computer delights."
Kentucky’s "Louisville Courier":"It gives his no-bull insights. Its biggest appeal is its humor, wit, and personality."
Philadelphia Inquirer:"Russ Walter is a high-tech hero. His wacky, massive Guide is filled with his folksy wit."
NY Times:"The computer-obsessed will revel in his Guide. He covers about every subject in the microcomputer universe."
Wall Street Journal:"Russ Walter is a computer expert. His students are grateful. He’s influential."
Connecticut’s "Hartford Courant":"If you plan to buy a personal computer, the best gift to give yourself is the Guide."
Boston Globe:"Russ Walter is a unique resource, important to beginning and advanced users. His Guide is down-to-earth."
Boston Phoenix:"Russ Walter has achieved international cult status. He knows his stuff, and his Guide’s a great deal."
For more praise from reviewers, see pages 4 and 5.
To peek at our mounds of fan mail, see pages 6 and 7.