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Compaq Introduces Presario

August 27, 1993

Compaq Introduces Presario

Compaq Computer Corp. announced its Presario family of personal computers, intended to be user friendly and cheap. For $1,399, the Presario included a monitor, modem, and software to access the recently popularized online world through Prodigy and America Online.