Windows 98 For Dummies

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Wiley, Jun 16, 1998 - Computers - 408 pages
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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.

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Great Reference Book

User Review  - NeTo81 - Walmart

The book sticks to the basics, but that is good for me because this is my first experience with Windows 8.1. Without the book, I'd be totally frustrated. I bought the book and the book and DVD set for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lynda - Goodreads

Helpful hints but index is difficult to use. Better as a reference than to read all through. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
The Part of Tens 313
BareBones Windows 98 Stuff Start Here 7
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Andy Rathbone's computer books, which include Windows? 2000 Professional For Dummies? and Upgrading and Fixing PCs For Dummies?, have sold more than 11 million copies.

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