Windows 98 Secrets

Windows 98 Secrets

by Brian Livingston, Davis Straub, IDG Books Staff
     
 

Windows 98, the ballyhooed new Microsoft operating system, is finally here and the best-selling Windows author duo—Brian Livingston and Davis Straub—mark this momentous software release with their seminal guide, Windows 98 Secrets. Livingston and Straub divulge undocumented features and time-saving shortcuts designed to maximize your Windows 98 experience

Overview

Windows 98, the ballyhooed new Microsoft operating system, is finally here and the best-selling Windows author duo—Brian Livingston and Davis Straub—mark this momentous software release with their seminal guide, Windows 98 Secrets. Livingston and Straub divulge undocumented features and time-saving shortcuts designed to maximize your Windows 98 experience.

Windows 98 Secrets explains how to connect directly to the Web using the Active Desktop, take advantage of dynamic communication advances, optimize new security options, tweak the registry, customize your desktop, and much more.

You can also sample 200 Windows 98 software programs hand-picked by Livingston and Straub on the Windows 98 Secrets bonus CD-ROM. There is also a bevy of handy resources packed onto the CD including FTP clients, HTML editors, database managers, automation tools, and Internet suites. Thanks to Livingston and Straub, the Windows 98 wizard has been exposed and with Windows 98 Secrets, you can reap the rewards.

Editorial Reviews

The Barnes & Noble Review
Do what was never thought possible before with Windows 98 with the help of this authoritative guide and companion cd-rom. The package shows users how to harness the power of the latest version of Windows with hundreds of undocumented features and shortcuts to optimize performance and productivity. The cd-rom contains more than 200 programs including Paint Shop Pro WinEdit, Word Express, and WinZip and over 1,200 pages are packed with ways to realize the full potential of Windows 98: *Customize our system to suit your unique style *Use shortcuts for programs, folders, printers, Web sites, and more *Save time using the Active Desktop's direct Net connection *Download Web pages, sound, and images easily from the *Transfer files easily from laptop to desktop *Learn about new security options *Manipulate the Registry, from editing and backup to import and export
Booknews
Reveals dozens of expert techniques and time-saving shortcuts to unlock the capabilities of Windows 98. Thirty-six chapters cover installation and startup, interface to the desktop and the Internet, Internet applications, connectivity, plug and play, DOS secrets, and Windows 98 shareware. The CD-ROM contains about 200 programs, including Paint Shop Pro, WinEdit, Word Express, and WinZip. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764531866
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
Secrets Series
Pages:
1246
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.22(h) x 2.28(d)

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Meet the Author

About the Authors Brian Livingston is the author of IDG Books Worldwide's bestselling Windows 3.1 Secrets; Windows 3.1 Secrets, 2nd Edition; More Windows 3.1 Secrets; and coauthor of Windows 95 Secrets, Windows 95 Secrets Gold, and Windows Gizmos. His books have been published in more than 20 languages. Mr. Livingston is also a contributing editor of InfoWorld and Windows Sources magazines. Davis Straub, coauthor of Windows 95 Secrets and Windows 95 Secrets Gold, has written over 200 magazine articles. Former president of Generic Software, developer of Generic CADD, Mr. Straub is currently a multimedia software developer.

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