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Overview

With all its buttons, dialog boxes, options, switches, sliding levers, and other gizmos, Windows 98 is a complicated chunk of computer software. If you've already mastered the basics of Windows 98, it's time to take your hard-earned skills to the next level of expertise with Windows wizard Andy Rathbone's companion volume to his introductory Windows 98 For Dummies, MORE Windows 98 For Dummies.

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Overview

With all its buttons, dialog boxes, options, switches, sliding levers, and other gizmos, Windows 98 is a complicated chunk of computer software. If you've already mastered the basics of Windows 98, it's time to take your hard-earned skills to the next level of expertise with Windows wizard Andy Rathbone's companion volume to his introductory Windows 98 For Dummies, MORE Windows 98 For Dummies.

MORE Windows 98 For Dummies moves beyond the basics of cut-and-paste or drag-and-drop with clear, easy-to-understand explanations of the advanced functions and features of Windows 98. Here's a book bursting with tips and tricks for installing new software, customizing the look and feel of your desktop with wild wallpapers and snazzy screen savers, surfing the World Wide Web or building your very own Web pages, taming the new Active Desktop, managing all your multimedia programs and files, and troubleshooting the Windows 98 program's most aggravating and annoying traits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764502347
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/28/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

About Andy Rathbone Andy Rathbone is renowned for his bestselling computer books -- with more than 4 million copies in print. He has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, People, SmartMoney, and many other publications.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: More on Everyday Stuff.

Chapter 1: A Bit o' the Basics.

Chapter 2: Installing New Software.

Chapter 3: Wallowing in Wallpaper, Screen Savers, Icons, Fonts, Sounds, and Drivers.

Chapter 4: Uh, Which Version of Windows Does What?

PART II: Entering the Internet with Windows 98.

Chapter 5: The Internet and Outright Exhaustion.

Chapter 6: Outlook Express: The E-Mail Lasso.

Chapter 7: Taming the Active Desktop.

Chapter 8: Rolling Your Own Web Page.

PART III: Getting More Out of Windows 98.

Chapter 9: Stuffing Windows onto a Laptop.

Chapter 10: Sound! Movies! TV! Multimedia Stuff!

Chapter 11: My Mouse Still Doesn't Work!

PART IV: More Advanced Ugly Tasks Explained Carefully.

Chapter 12: Unzipping a File.

Chapter 13: Getting Rid of It!

Chapter 14: Making Games (Er, DOS Programs) Run Right.

Chapter 15: Fun Windows 98 Products to Rush Out and Buy.

Chapter 16: Are These Files Important?

Chapter 17: Networking (Not Working) with Windows 98.

PART V: More Shortcuts and Tips Galore.

Chapter 18: A Grab Bag of Tricks.

Chapter 19: Speedy Menu Shortcuts.

Chapter 20: Tips for Windows Explorer and My Computer.

Chapter 21: Desktop Tips and Tricks.

Chapter 22: Whoops! Make It Go Back the Other Way!

Chapter 23: The Secret Credits Screen.

Appendix: Should I Upgrade to Windows NT?

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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