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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Tablet PCs by Craig F. Mathews

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Chapter 4. Tablet PC Hardware Configuration

Because there are numerous Tablet PC configurations, this chapter explores the various configuration options in generic terms that apply to all Tablet PCs. Tablet PCs don’t come with CD and floppy drives built in; not all have keyboards; and many items will need to be purchased separately. There are numerous differences between models. Each Tablet PC has the same features as a primary computer, but with the addition of a few extra hardware buttons and usability enhancements, which I’ll discuss in this chapter.

Hardware Buttons

Most Tablet PCs have at least four hardware buttons: the Security button, the Enter button, and the Up/Down ...

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