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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 8 Edition, Sixth Edition by Michael Miller

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3. Setting Up and Using a Notebook or Tablet Computer

Setting up a notebook or tablet PC is considerably easier than setting up a traditional desktop system. Because everything is built into the unit’s case, there’s much, much less to connect!

Understanding Notebook and Hybrid PCs

Although desktop systems used to dominate the market, the most popular type of computer today is the notebook PC. A notebook PC does everything a larger desktop PC does, but in a more compact package.

A typical notebook PC combines all the various elements found in a desktop PC system into a single case and then adds a battery so that you can ...

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