Explains how to make DOS and older versions of Windows run in Windows 98, explores new features and bugs, and describes how to customize a desktop and use Internet tools
Windows 98 For Dummies won't try to turn you into a Windows wizard, but you'll pick up a few chunks of useful computing information while reading it. Instead of becoming a Windows 98 expert, you'll know just enough to get by quickly, cleanly, and with a minimum of pain so that you can move on the more pleasant things in life.This easy-to-understand guide is for those who are yearning toConquer Windows 98 basicsPersonalize your PCSend and receive e-mailGet more out of the WebHave fun with audio and videoDeal with common problems and aggravationsSomething in Windows 98 will eventually leave you scratching your head. No other program brings so many buttons, bars, and babble to the screen. When something in Windows 98 has you stumped, use this book as a reference. You won't find any fancy computer jargon in these pages. Instead, you'll find subjects like these, discussed in plain old English:Preparing your computer to run Windows 98Finding the file you saved yesterdayMoving those little windows around on the screen with the mouseRunning your favorite old programs under Windows 98Performing chores in Windows 98 that you used to do in older versions of WindowsFiguring out which of the many Windows versions you're usingThere's nothing to memorize and nothing to learn. Just turn to the right page, read the brief explanation, and get back to work. Unlike other books, this one enables you to bypass any technical hoopla and still get your work done.