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AbstractThis paper discusses cultural factors in user acceptance of human-computer interfaces and presents findings from the first phase of the development and evaluation of two versions of a multimedia program "Learn About PCs" (British version and Kuwaiti version). The purpose of this study is to evaluate users' perceptions and opinions about two versions of Learn About PCs, its usability and suitability to the users' culture, highlighting some issues which designers may consider when designing multimedia programs for different cultures. The study was able to uncover several interesting findings and to make recommendations which are useful for redesigning the two versions of Learn About PCs . The overall results of this study confirm that most of Kuwaiti students preferred the Kuwaiti version of the multimedia program while most of British students, British experts, and Kuwaiti experts preferred the British version of the program compared to the Kuwaiti one.