September 1996 Table of Contents
By Fred Langa
Nashville puts a fresh face on Windows 95 and the new NT 4.0. Which OS and desktop are right for you?
By Mike Elgan
Microsoft starts out embracing popular standards, but ends up replacing them.
By Cheryl Currid
Be careful what your users say on the Internet: It could come back to bite you.
By Bruce F. Webster
Like it or not, we--and Microsoft--are stuck with Windows for the next 30 years.
By John Woram
Slice up that hefty hard drive into byte-size pieces.
By Jim Boyce
Show off your snazziest spreadsheets on the info highway.
By Karen Kenworthy
Sneak a peek into your system to find the hidden windows.
By Martin Heller
Let's take a break from the Internet and talk about controls.
With a new interface, new features and enhanced performance, NT 4.0 is shaping up as a mainstream system for high-end users. Will it replace Windows 95 as the operating system for the next millennium? Does it belong on your desktop? Our in-depth look at NT 4.0 sizes up the possibilities.
Information at your fingertips is no longer a pipe dream. An intranet brings data-on-demand to your enterprise.
Don't wait for Cairo; get NT 4.0.
Microsoft Exchange Server is a mail system worth bragging about.
Check out the hottest new products in the pipeline.
Warning: Hackers, rivals and snoops are stalking your system, so don't leave your data unprotected. Fend off intruders with these Win95 security tips.
Small-business accounting packages can help you keep your bottom line in line. Whatever your needs and know-how, there's a program here for you.
Ride the Web wave with this comprehensive guide to browsers. See how the new versions of Netscape and Internet Explorer stack up, and get the lowdown on the hottest plug-ins. Follow our tips for designing the coolest pages around-then hit the surf!
Speech recognition moves from frivolous to functional in new editions of Kurzweil Voice and IBM VoiceType.
NEC's SuperScript 860 proves a laser printer can be fast, smart and lightweight-for less than $500.
Check out our complete list of recommended products, including the top systems, notebooks, hardware and software.
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