Mastering WIndows 98

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Master the latest Internet features - Web connections, Internet Explorer, the Active Desktop, NetMeeting, and much more; customize your PC's look, and optimize it for speed and power; through coverage of basic, intermediate and advanced Windows 98 topics.
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Master the latest Internet features - Web connections, Internet Explorer, the Active Desktop, NetMeeting, and much more; customize your PC's look, and optimize it for speed and power; through coverage of basic, intermediate and advanced Windows 98 topics.
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Beginners and advanced users will find everything they need to know about Windows 98 in this single resource. Written by Robert Cowart, one of the most well-known Windows authors in the world, the comprehensive book with a whopping 1,165 pages offers expert advice on every facet of Windows 98 starting with an assessment of Windows 98; what Windows 3.1 software to ``kiss good-bye'' (and why); what to keep and upgrade; all about 32-bit software; hardware requirements and options for Windows 98; and how to install Windows 98 safely. From there the book provides a thorough coverage of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Windows 98 topics; how to customize your PC's look and optimize its speed and power; how to master the latest Internet features, including Web connections, Internet Explorer, the Active Desktop, NetMeeting, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782119619
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/5/1998
  • Series: Mastering Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 2.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I Up and Running with Windows 98 1
1 What Is Windows 98? 3
2 Getting Your Hardware and Software Ready for Windows 98 31
3 Getting to Know the Interface 57
4 Getting Down to Business: Running Your Applications 103
5 Organizing Your Programs and Documents 141
6 Sharing Data between Applications 193
Pt. II Exploring Windows 98 228
7 Basic Customizing with the Control Panel 231
8 Printers and Printing 293
9 Using Fonts Effectively 331
10 Windows Multimedia 367
11 Object Properties and the Right-Click 427
12 Working with the File System and Windows Explorer 437
Pt. III Communications and Using the Internet with Windows 98 482
13 Introduction to Windows Communications 485
14 Communicating Using HyperTerminal 509
15 Connecting to the Internet 551
16 Browsing the World Wide Web with Internet Explorer 4 573
17 Communicating with Outlook Express News and Mail 627
18 Using the Active Desktop and Tuning In to Channels 695
19 Using NetMeeting 731
Pt. IV Using the Supplied Programs 766
20 Using WordPad for Simple Word Processing 769
21 Using Paint and Kodak Imaging 821
22 The Other Windows Accessories 869
23 Maintaining Your System with the System Tools 911
Pt. V Networking with Windows 98 988
24 An Overview of Windows 98 Networking 991
25 Planning Your Windows 98 Network 1013
26 Setting Up a Peer-to-Peer Windows 98 Network 1031
27 Internetworking Windows 98 Workstations with NT 1053
28 Extending Your Reach with Dial-Up Networking 1065
29 Troubleshooting Your Windows 98 Network 1093
App. A Installing Windows 98 on Your Computer 1107
Index 1123
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