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New book explains how to "Just Say No" to Windows

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Crashes, viruses, worms, patches, forced-upgrades... Despite all these drawbacks, why does Windows still dominate the PC desktop? Why haven't users switched to Mac or Linux? Tony Bove answers these questions and explains how to "escape the Beast from Redmond and still function," in his new book, Just Say No to Microsoft.

According to its publisher, Just Say No to Microsoft is an entertaining overview of the computer desktop world, but it also features practical information about alternative operating systems and programs that will help Microsoft captives exercise their freedom of choice.

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