For Dummies 101: Windows 98

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Wiley, Jun 16, 1998 - Computers - 288 pages
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Explore Windows 98 in 18 Fun and Easy Lessons! Windows 98 is a great operating system, but it can be daunting. Whether you need to learn Windows 98 for work, school, or home, Dummies 101®: Windows® 98 guides you through all of its features using concrete examples. You'll quickly find out how to open, save, and copy files and how to get the most from all the extra programs that come with Windows 98 — including the newest version of Internet Explorer. Inside, Get the Information You Need Now:
  • Master the most important features of Windows 98
  • Use informative summaries and fun tests to help you assess and reinforce your knowledge
  • Practice using Windows 98 with the files on the CD
  • Learn how to launch programs and work with files using My Computer and Explorer
  • Use the extra programs that come with Windows 98 — Paint, WordPad, Media Player, and Internet Explorer — to create cool flyers, write letters, play sound and video clips, and browse the World Wide Web
  • Upgrade successfully to Windows 98 from Windows 3.1 without losing any work or any sleep
Don't Forget! After you've taught yourself the basics with this easy-to-use tutorial, look for IDG Books Worldwide's Windows® 98 For Dummies®, the latest in the bestselling Windows series. Dummies 101: Companion CD Use the Valuable CD-ROM with This Book to Learn the Fun and Easy Way! The CD-ROM contains author created files for you to use as you work through the book. Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like — free — but they have no technical support. System Requirements: PC with Pentium processor with Windows 98; 16MB RAM; and a CD-ROM drive

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Windows 98 (Dummies 101 Series)

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Noticeably lacking in graphical illustrations, Rathbone's book reads like a textbook, perhaps for classroom instruction but not for quick self-instruction. "Dummies" books are always popular, but this one appears rushed, and any of IDG's MaranGraphics titles would be better suited to libraries. Read full review


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About Andy Rathbone: Andy Rathbone is renowned for his bestselling computer books — with more than 4 million copies in print. He has been featured in The New York Times, USA TODAY, People, SmartMoney, and many other publications.

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