Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000 Make Your PC an Interactive Educational Experience. Explore a wealth of information through exciting multimedia with Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000.

Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000 provides rich content and advanced technology that sets the standard for an engaging educational experience in this best-selling multimedia encyclopedia.

The best name in multimedia encyclopedias!

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  • 36,000+ authoritative articles covering major subjects.
  • 10,870+ photos and illustrations, 115 videos and animations, and 1,800 audio clips bring learning to life.
  • See all available resources for each subject at a glance on the Contents Page.
  • Link to more than 19,000 World Wide Web Links for more information.
  • Engage in a variety of fascinating InterActivities to learn more about astronomy, mechanics, and other complex subjects.
  • Find new resources through recommended reading lists for your topics of interest.
  • Stay current with new discoveries, achievements, and research through monthly online updates in the Encarta Yearbook*.

Top-Line System Requirements

Pentium or higher processor
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98 or later, or Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 or later
35 MB of available hard-disk space
16 MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98
24 MB of RAM for Windows NT Workstation
Quad-speed CD-ROM or faster
Super VGA, 256-color or higher monitor supporting 640X480 or higher resolution with local bus video and 1 MB or more of video memory
Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse or compatible pointing device
16-bit sound card with headphones or speakers
To use Encarta Yearbook, Web Links and monthly online updates*:
14.4 or higher-baud modem
Internet access**
2 MB of additional hard-disk space each for monthly installment
Web browser
*Online updates for Encarta Encyclopedia 2000 are made available on the Internet each month from June 1999 to December 2000 at no additional cost.
**Access to and use of the Internet require payment of a separate fee to an Internet provider, and telephone charges may apply.