Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Windows 98: 1998 Edition

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Overview

This one-source reference gives users of all experience levels the ideas and techniques they need to get maximum value out of their Windows 95 upgrade.
  • Shows users how to optimize their operating system performance to meet specific needs
  • Provides advanced tips, optimization techniques, and detailed architectural information
  • Offers in-depth and detailed insights in lucid, jargon-free personalized language

This book aims to be the one source reference that will give end-users everything they need once they pass the initial Windows learning curve. Advanced tips, optimization techniques, and detailed architectural information are all presented in depth--in detailed lucid, jargon-free personalized language. Includes "Peter's Principles, " problem-solvers, a tear-out survival guide, and more.

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The new edition of this encyclopedic guide features information on integrating Internet Explorer4 with Windows 95; working with Active Desktop, Webcasting, and Outlook Express; and previews of Windows 98 features. Arrangement is in sections on "getting started," power primers, Windows 95 architecture and file system, advanced Windows 95 usage techniques, hardware and software connections, and networking and security. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Written by award-winning author Peter Norton, this book provides expert advice on the features of Windows 95 using a friendly, hands-on approach. Learn how to tap the power of the Internet through Microsoft Network; get comprehensive coverage of the Windows interface, including Explorer, Exchange, Desktop, and other Windows 95 topics; more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672312557
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Series: Peter Norton Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 864
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 1.97 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 A Decade Spent with Windows 3
2 Introducing Windows 95 35
3 Performance Primer 97
4 Setup Primer 133
5 Startup Shortcuts 185
6 The Windows 95 Architecture 209
7 The Windows 95 Registry 241
8 Windows 95 Memory Management: A New Model 285
9 The Windows 95 File System 317
10 The Windows 95 Desktop 369
11 The Windows 95 Applets 395
12 DDE, OLE, and ActiveX 413
13 Exploiting Your Software 441
14 Exploiting Your Hardware 477
15 Fonts and Printing 511
16 Mice and Keyboards 543
17 Video Configurations 565
18 Mobile Computing 585
19 Connecting and Communicating 611
20 Talking to the Outside World 647
21 Getting Online 697
22 Creating Your Own Web Page 763
23 Networks 835
24 Setting Up Security 885
25 Software Problems 923
26 Hardware Problems 937
27 Network Problems 969
28 Microsoft Plus! 999
App. A Online Resources 1061
App. B Internet Service Providers 1093
App. C: Glossary 1105
Index 1123
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