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Understanding portable computers

Sandra Macpherson

Understanding portable computers

by Sandra Macpherson

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Published by NCC Publications in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management -- Data processing.,
  • Microcomputers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSandra Macpherson.
    ContributionsNational Computing Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD30.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(610)p. :
    Number of Pages610
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22273571M
    ISBN 100850126606
    OCLC/WorldCa16084437

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