Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2000 Four Multimedia Reference Works In One Essential Information Collection. Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2000 is the most complete PC reference resource.

Microsoft Encarta Reference Suite 2000 combines comprehensive content and advanced technology to create an engaging educational experience on your PC in this award-winning multimedia reference suite.

The best reference library!

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  • The best name in multimedia encyclopedias, Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe 2000 has 50% more information, including 42,000+ authoritative articles, 10,000 new historical archive articles, and 40+ million words.
  • Experience more multimedia! Bring learning to life with more than 15,870+ photos and illustrations, 170+ videos and animations, and 2,600+ audio clips.
  • Explore the world from your desktop with Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000. With more than 20 map styles and 1.7+ million place names, it provides incredible detail!
  • Also experience the new Multimedia Map-which displays images, world music, flags, national anthems and more. Or explore fascinating geologic and geographic phenomena with the new Map Treks.
  • Enrich your command of the English language as it is written and spoken around the world with the unique Encarta World English Dictionary.
  • The first newly written English dictionary in 30 years-contains 400,000+ authoritative references, word histories and usage notes, including new English words and phrases.
  • Also includes Free** Encarta Online Deluxe! Access Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe anytime, anywhere you have Internet access.
  • Make learning an ongoing adventure. All suite products work together to inspire a passion to learn, explore, discover and create.

Also available on DVD-ROM!

Top-Line System Requirements

Pentium 90 or higher processor
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98 or later, or Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 or later with Service Pack 3 or later
135 MB of available hard-disk space (150 needed for install)
24 MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98
32 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 (800 x 600 screen resolution recommended) 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
To use Encarta Research Organizer:
6 MB of additional hard-disk space
To use Encarta Speech Recognition:
15 MB of additional available hard-disk space
To use Encarta Text-to-Speech:
9 MB of additional available hard-disk space
To use Microsoft Natural Language enhanced search capabilities:
60 MB of additional available hard-disk space
To use Encarta Interactive World Atlas:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 (included on CD) or later browser software; users can maintain other default browsers after installation.
To use the Encarta World English Dictionary Copy to Hard Drive feature:
110 MB of additional available hard-disk space
*Online updates for Encarta Encyclopedia 2000 are made available on the Internet each month from June 1999 to December 2000 at no additional cost. Certain restrictions apply.
**Access to and use of the Internet require payment of a separate fee to an Internet provider, and telephone charges may apply.