||Whether you're a newcomer to Windows or are just upgrading from Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, here's your all-in-one-reference guide to all things 98. WINDOWS 98 FOR DUMMIES delivers the goods on mastering the basics of Windows 98: dragging and dropping, cutting and pasting, finding folders and files, and using the Start button. It also provides advanced tips for customizing the look and feel of your desktop, adding bells and whistles (actually, special effects and themes), exploring Web TV, playing cool games, and even making Windows 98 look like older versions of Windows 3.1 or 95. Plus, the book features tons of tips and techniques for turning your desktop into a living, breathing Web page, and for keeping Windows up-to-date with the automated Windows Update utility.
|Editors Note 1
||The latest edition of the bestselling computer book ever--over four million copies sold. Whether making the transition from an earlier version of Windows or tackling a PC for the first time, "Windows 98 For Dummies" helps readers take control of their computing needs. 150 illustrations. (Computers--Operating Systems)
|Editors Note 2
||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 to||||Conquer Windows 98 basics||Personalize your PC||Send and receive e-mail||Get more out of the Web||Have fun with audio and video||Deal with common problems and aggravations||||Something 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 98||Finding the file you saved yesterday||Moving those little windows around on the screen with the mouse||Running your favorite old programs under Windows 98||Performing chores in Windows 98 that you used to do in older versions of Windows||Figuring out which of the many Windows versions you're using||||There'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.