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Sams Teach Yourself Windows 98 in 10 Minutes by Jennifer Fulton

Sams Teach Yourself in 10 Minutes is a tutorial-based book, organized into a series of easy-to-follow, 10-minute lessons. These well-targeted lessons teach you in 10 minutes what some books take several hours or days to teach. Learn how to make the most of this latest upgrade to the Windows family; wander the Internet with Internet Explorer 4; receive Internet content through the Active Desktop; take advantage of the newest multimedia hardware; automate your system maintenance tasks; update Windows 98 with the latest drivers; send and receive email with Outlook Express; and subscribe to Web Channels with Internet Explorer 4.

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About Jennifer Fulton


Jennifer Fulton is a computer trainer and consultant who has authored over 50 computer books. Her books have covered various topics, including Window 98, Windows 95, DOS, and Windows applications.

Table of Contents




1. Introducing Windows 98.

Starting Windows 98. Using the Mouse. Using the Start Button. Shutting Down Windows 98.



2. Navigating the Windows 98 Desktop.

Understanding the Windows 98 Desktop. Web Integration and the Active Desktop. Using the Taskbar. Using the Windows 98 Toolbars.



3. Subscribing to Channels and Working Offline.

Internet Basics. What Is a Subscription? Subscribing to a Channel. Working Offline and Updating Subscriptions. Canceling Subscriptions.



4. Working with Windows.

What Is a Window? Opening a Window. Switching Between Windows. Sizing a Window with Maximize, Minimize, and Restore. Sizing a Window's Borders. Using Scrollbars. Moving a Window. Arranging Windows on the Desktop. Closing a Window.



5. Using Toolbars and Menus.

Using Toolbars. Using Menus. Using Shortcut Menus.



6. Using Dialog Boxes.

When a Dialog Box Appears. Selecting Dialog Box Options.



7. Using Windows 98 Help.

Getting Help in Windows 98. Using the Contents Feature. Using the Index Feature. Using the Search Feature. Using the What's This? Feature. Using Web Help. Obtaining Help in Updating Your System.



8. Customizing the Appearance of Windows 98.

Arranging Icons on the Desktop. Changing the Background of the Desktop. Adding a Screen Saver. Changing the Appearance (Colors) of Windows. Changing How Icons Are Displayed. Changing the Screen Resolution.



9. Customizing Other Attributes of Windows 98.

Changing the Taskbar. Creating Your Own Toolbars. Changing the Sounds for System Events. Altering the Date and Time. Modifying Mouse Settings.



10. Drive, Folder, and File Management Options.

Understanding Drives, Folders, and Files. Using My Computer. Using Windows Explorer. Understanding Web Style Versus Classic Style.



11. Viewing Drives, Folders, and Files.

Changing the Display in My Computer and Windows Explorer. Replacing the All Folders List. Previewing Files. Customizing Folders in Web Style. Working with Toolbars. The Standard Buttons Toolbar.



12. Selecting, Copying, and Moving Files and Folders.

Selecting Multiple Files and Folders. Copying and Moving Files and Folders.



13. Creating, Deleting, Renaming, and Finding Files and Folders.

Creating a Folder. Deleting a File or Folder. Renaming Files and Folders. Searching for a File.



14. Formatting, Naming, and Copying Floppy Disks.

How to Tell How Much Room Is on a Disk. Formatting a Floppy Disk. Copying a Disk.



15. Installing and Uninstalling Windows 98 Applications.

Installing Software. Uninstalling Software.



16. Using Windows 98 Applications.

Starting a Windows Application. Creating and Opening Documents. Copying and Moving Information. Saving and Closing Documents. Exiting a Windows Application.



17. Creating a Document with WordPad.

Creating and Editing a Document. Formatting a Document.



18. Creating Graphics with Paint.

Drawing in Paint. Adding Color and Fill. Adding Text to a Graphic.



19. Working with Sound and Video.

Using the CD Player. Using Media Player. Using the ActiveMovie Control. Using Sound Recorder. Using the Volume Control.



20. Using Other Accessories.

Using the Calculator. Using Imaging. Using Phone Dialer.



21. Running DOS Applications.

Starting a DOS Application.



22. Printing with Windows 98.

Installing a Printer. Printing from an Application. Controlling the Print Job.



23. Disk Management.

Backing Up Your Hard Disk. Defragmenting Your Disk. Scanning Your Disk. Scheduling Tasks. Checking Your System for Problems.



24. Using Internet Explorer.

Using the Internet Explorer Browser.



25. Searching for and Saving Web Page Locations.

Understanding Searches. Using the Favorites Folder.



26. Sending and Receiving Mail with Outlook Express.

Sending a Message. Using the Windows Address Book. Checking for New Messages. Replying to Messages. Deleting Old Messages.



27. Using Outlook Express News.

Viewing and Subscribing to a Newsgroup. Posting a Message.



28. Using Network Neighborhood.

What Is a Network? Using a User Name and Password. Accessing Shared Resources. Sharing Your Resources.



A. Configuring the Modem and Other Hardware Settings.

Configuring the Modem. Adding Other New Hardware. Changing the Properties of an Object.



B. Configuring for the Internet or an Online Service.

Using the Internet Connection Wizard. Connecting to an Online Service.



Index.

Additional information

GOR009973638
Sams Teach Yourself Windows 98 in 10 Minutes by Jennifer Fulton
Jennifer Fulton
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
1998-05-14
256
0672313308
9780672313301
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.