9780789722034

Special Edition Using Windows 98

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789722034

  • ISBN10:

    0789722038

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Que
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Summary

Special Edition Using Windows 98 Second Edition covers new features such as Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Connection Sharing. Now that Windows 98 has been available for over a year, many new insightful tips have been discovered that weren't known at the time of the original release. This book highlights those tips, providing exclusive and unique information that isn't readily found elsewhere. Each chapter has an added section covering a key related utility or third-party software package. See how to go beyond the basics and get more productive using WinZip for file compression and archiving, McAfee AntiVirus, Y2K Testing software to check the system BIOS, QuickView Plus for viewing files of almost any type, Web search utilities, and much more! A different utility relating to the topic of the chapter is covered at the end of every chapter.

Author Biography

Ed Bott is a bestselling author and award-winning computer journalist with more than 12 years experience in the personal computer industry. As a Senior Contributing Editor of PC Computing, he writes extensively on Microsoft applications and operating systems. Ed is a two-time winner of the Computer Press Award and a back-to-back, co-winner of the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Award. Ron Person has written more than 20 books. He has a master's of science in Physics from Ohio State University and a master's in business administration from Hardin-Simmons University. Ron was one of Microsoft's original Consulting Partners and Microsoft Solutions Provider.

Table of Contents

I Getting Started
What's New in Windows 98
9(6)
Starting and Quitting Windows 98
15(16)
Navigating and Controlling Windows
31(22)
Getting Help
53(14)
An Overview of the Windows Interface
67(10)
II Working with Files and Folders
Managing Files with My Computer and Windows Explorer
77(30)
Advanced File Management Techniques
107(22)
Managing Files Using Web View
129(12)
Working with Disks and Drives
141(36)
Backing Up Your Data
177(18)
Installing and Managing Applications
195(28)
III Working with Applications
Sharing Data Between Applications
223(24)
Printing
247(22)
Using Windows Accessories
269(22)
Using Notepad and WordPad
291(18)
Using Paint and Imaging
309(12)
Customizing the Look and Feel of Windows
321(32)
IV Configuring and Customizing Windows
Working with Fonts
353(18)
Setting Up Windows 98 Multimedia
371(32)
Using Windows to Play Games and Watch TV
403(14)
Configuring Hardware
417(16)
Adding New Hardware to Windows 98
433(14)
Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your System
447(30)
Working with the Windows Registry
477(24)
Special Features for Notebook Users
501(20)
Establishing a Dial-Up Internet Connection
521(34)
V Windows Internet Services
Web Browsing with Internet Explorer 5.0
555(32)
Finding, Organizing, and Saving Web-Based Information
587(22)
Internet Security
609(26)
Offline Favorites and the Active Desktop
635(22)
Using Outlook Express
657(54)
Creating Web Pages with FrontPage Express
711(30)
Collaborating and Communicating with NetMeeting
741(22)
Configuring Windows Network Components
763(28)
VI Windows Network Services
Connecting to an Existing Network
791(20)
Setting Up a Simple Windows Network
811(20)
Sharing Network Resources
831(18)
Remote Access with Dial-Up Networking
849(52)
VII Appendixes
A Using Windows Messaging and Microsoft Fax
865(22)
B Installing and Updating Windows 98
887(14)
Index 901

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