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It's packed with everything from quick, clear instructions for new users to comprehensive answers for power users. And it's complete in one volume. In short, Running Microsoft Windows 98 is the authoritative handbook you'll keep by your computer and use every day.
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Overview

It's packed with everything from quick, clear instructions for new users to comprehensive answers for power users. And it's complete in one volume. In short, Running Microsoft Windows 98 is the authoritative handbook you'll keep by your computer and use every day.
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This comprehensive book and companion CD-ROM is packed with everything from quick, clear instructions for new Windows users to comprehensive answers for "power" users. Step-by-step instructions, hundreds of screen illustrations, real-world examples, and expert tips and advice add up to authoritative, complete coverage of using Windows 98. With "Running Microsoft Windows 98" you'll be able to: *Explore all the new Windows features, the new tools, and the new capabilities of built-in Internet integration *Learn about Mainentance Wizard and other tools for easy system tune-ups *Get information about accessories and such ad-ons as Outlook Express, FrontPage Express, NetMeeting, and WaveTop *Use the CD-ROM for a searchable version of the book, searching Microsoft's huge Knowledge Base, and a demo version of Microsoft Windows 98 Starts Here, an interactive training product *And much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572316812
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 6/19/1998
  • Series: Running Series
  • Edition description: BK&CD ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 816
  • Product dimensions: 7.41 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 2.27 (d)

Meet the Author

Craig Stinson is a journalist and author. He has written or coauthored more than 20 books including Windows Vista® Inside Out, Deluxe Edition and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 Inside Out.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I Getting Started with Windows 1
Ch. 1 Introducing Windows 98 3
Ch. 2 Using and Customizing the Start Menu 45
Ch. 3 Using and Customizing the Desktop 63
Ch. 4 Using and Customizing Windows Explorer 105
Pt. II Further Explorations 151
Ch. 5 Using and Sharing Files on the Network 153
Ch. 6 Using the Find Command 171
Ch. 7 Installing, Configuring, and Using Your Printers 185
Ch. 8 Installing and Using Fonts 209
Ch. 9 Exchanging Information Using the Clipboard and OLE 225
Ch. 10 Customizing Windows with Control Panel 245
Ch. 11 Running MS-DOS-Based Programs 273
Ch. 12 Using the Accessibility Features 305
Pt. III Maintaining Your Windows System 323
Ch. 13 Installing and Uninstalling Software and Hardware 325
Ch. 14 Protecting Your Data with Microsoft Backup 341
Ch. 15 Understanding the Registry 357
Ch. 16 Optimizing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting 371
Pt. IV Using the Windows Accessories 411
Ch. 17 Writing with WordPad 413
Ch. 18 Drawing with Paint 445
Ch. 19 Making Connections with Phone Dialer and HyperTerminal 479
Ch. 20 Using the Multimedia Accessories 501
Ch. 21 Playing Games with Windows 521
Ch. 22 Using WebTV for Windows and WaveTop 541
Ch. 23 Using Imaging 551
Pt. V Sharing Information and Communicating 569
Ch. 24 Windows to Go: Special Features for Mobile Computing 571
Ch. 25 Using Internet Explorer 597
Ch. 26 Using Outlook Express 663
Ch. 27 Using NetMeeting 721
Ch. 28 Using Chat and NetMeeting 743
Ch. 29 Publishing with Personal Web Server and FrontPage Express 757
Index 777
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2000

    An Excellent Resource Bible for Windows 98

    This manual is an user-friend, very imformative and comprehensive book. Detailed using easy step-by-step instructions. Every computer user no matter how experienced needs to own one!!!!

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