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For adults and children ages 10 and up
Estimated Retail price: $49.95
System Requirements:
  • IBM® and compatibles: 486DX2/66 MHz or better; hard disk (with 70K minimum available space); double-speed CD-ROM drive; 256-color SVGA
  • DOS 5.0 or higher; Windows 3.1 or higher (including Windows 95)
  • 8 MB RAM (16 MB recommended)
  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • Mouse; printer (optional); modem (optional; required for online features only)


[Compton's The one multimedia encyclopedia that searches the world to answer your questions. Now you can access exactly what you need -- instantly and easily -- with the Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia. Within seconds it will search 37,000 encyclopedia articles, and thousands of photos, videos, maps, charts, and more to find your answers. In fact, Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia even takes you to related Web sites that have been carefully reviewed and pre-selected by research specialists. So whatever your questions, Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia is your fastest route to the answers.

Features & Benefits:
  • Extensive search capabilities pinpoint exactly the information you need.
  • Direct links to related Web sites have been pre-selected by research specialists to provide in-depth, up-to-date information.
  • Monthly Updater that provides new articles and Web links and updates existing articles on a monthly basis.
  • Comprehensive resources include:
    • 37,000 articles and thousands of hypertext links
    • a multitude of captivating photos, videos, maps, charts, and sound clips
    • a library of reference tools, including dictionaries, thesaurus, atlas, and interactive timelines
  • Easy-to-use copy, paste, and printing capabilities.
  • Introductory tour guided by Patrick Stewart.
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