The Internet for Windows 98 For Dummies

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At last, the world's most popular operating software now has everything you need to connect to the Internet and surf all four corners of the World Wide Web. With the release of Windows 98 comes a suite of programs designed to make life in cyberspace a safer and saner experience.

Still not sure just what all this Internet stuff is about? The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies leads you step-by-step through these key elements of Windows 98 and the ever-expanding Internet:

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Overview

At last, the world's most popular operating software now has everything you need to connect to the Internet and surf all four corners of the World Wide Web. With the release of Windows 98 comes a suite of programs designed to make life in cyberspace a safer and saner experience.

Still not sure just what all this Internet stuff is about? The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies leads you step-by-step through these key elements of Windows 98 and the ever-expanding Internet:

* What is the Internet?

* Selecting which Internet service to use

* Sending and receiving e-mail

* The World Wide Web explained (really)

* Straight talk about channels, subscriptions, push technology, cookies, and other Web-related hype

* Creating your own home page on the Web

* The ins and outs of online shopping

With The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies as your guide, your online experience can be fun instead of frustrating.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764503504
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/16/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Margaret Levine Young is the coauthor of many computer books, including Dummies 101®: The Internet For Windows® 95 and UNIX® For Dummies®, 3rd Edition. John Levine, an online guru, is an Internet newsgroup moderator, instructor, and the coauthor of The Internet For Dummies®, 5th Edition, and More Internet For Dummies®, 3rd Edition. Jordan Young is a teacher, an author, and a regular columnist about the Internet. Carol Baroudi, a freelance technical writer, has been explaining computers to neophytes for more than ten years. She is the coauthor of Internet Secrets® and E-Mail For Dummies®, 2nd Edition.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Getting on the Net with Windows 98.

Chapter 1: Welcome to the Net.

Chapter 2: How May I Connect to Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Internet Account.

Chapter 4: Dialing In and Out.

PART II: Mail and Gossip.

Chapter 5: All about E-Mail.

Chapter 6: Advanced E-Mail Stuff.

Chapter 7: The World According to E-Mail: Electronic Mailing Lists.

PART III: Windows 98 Web-Whacking.

Chapter 8: Windows 98 Meets the World Wide Web.

Chapter 9: Working Web Wonders.

Chapter 10: Finding Stuff on the Net.

Chapter 11: Channel Surfing and Other Unlikely Ways to Use the Web.

PART IV: Other Stuff You Can Do on the Internet.

Chapter 12: Downloading, Uploading, and Other File-Flinging Fun.

Chapter 13: Online Chatting: How to Make Friends and Influence People.

Chapter 14: Getting Together with NetMeeting.

Chapter 15: Making Your Own Web Pages with FrontPage Express and Netscape Composer.

Chapter 16: Tips for Effective Web Pages.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Problems and Their Solutions.

Chapter 18: Ten Frequently Asked Questions.

Chapter 19: Ten Stupid Internet Moves to Avoid.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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