Synopses & Reviews
Do More of What You Never Thought Possible with Windows 98 In this all-new guide, Brian Livingston and Davis Straub deliver hundreds of fresh Windows 98 solutions, shortcuts, tune-ups, and techniques and reveal how to get more out of Windows 98 Second Edition, from IE5 and Internet Connection Sharing to the Windows Media Player and digital video support. Install the e-version of the book on your hard drive and use it as a help system. Packed with live links to some of the best Windows 98 shareware and freeware on the Web, More Windows 98 Secrets is your source for winning Windows 98 solutions. Keep More Windows 98 Secrets on your desktop! E-Version of the Entire Book on CD-ROM, Plus:
- Live Web links
- HTML index for the Windows 98 Resource Kit
- Registry fixes
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. Make Windows 98 Work Better and Faster for You!
- Customize Internet Explorer to get rid of branding, quickly access offline Web pages, and much more
- Reconfigure Outlook Express for multiple users and switch between offline and online with a button
- Jazz up OE with new default fonts and multimedia and even create online e-zines
- Replace Microsoft's FTP with a real Internet Neighborhood
- Clean up your Desktop with icon fixes, changes, and removals
- Discover neat tricks for managing files, from mass renaming to adding multiple folders with a single command
- Find values in your Registry quickly and update some basic settings with friendlier values
- Connect your computers together and to the Internet quickly and cheaply
Do what you never thought possible with Windows 98. Livingston and Straub take readers way beyond everyday use of Windows and into the realm of super-undocumented features to boost their productivity. The CD-ROM has an e-version of the book in Help-file format.
In this all-new guide, Brian Livingston and Davis Straub deliver hundreds of fresh Windows 98 solutions, shortcuts, tune-ups, and techniques -- and reveal how to get more out of Windows 98 Second Edition, from Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Connection Sharing to the Windows Media Player and digital video support. Install the e-version of the book on your hard drive and use it as a help system. Packed with live links to some of the best Windows 98 shareware and freeware on the Web, MORE Windows 98 Secrets is your source for winning Windows 98 solutions.
About the Author
About the Authors Brian Livingston is the author or coauthor of the five previous Windows Secrets bestsellers, which have been translated into twenty languages, and a contributing editor at InfoWorld magazine. Davis Straub is the coauthor of Windows® 95 Secrets® and Windows® 98 Secrets®. He formerly worked as a Windows multimedia software developer and was president of Generic Software, the developer of Generic CADD.
Table of Contents
PART I: Internet Secrets.
Chapter 2: Internet Explorer.
Chapter 3: Outlook Express.
Chapter 4: Outlook Express Mail and News Messages.
Chapter 5: Outlook Express Keeping Up with the News.
Chapter 6: Outlook Express Rules for Mail and News.
Chapter 7: Outlook Express Secure E-mail.
Chapter 8: The Windows Address Book.
Chapter 9: NetMeeting.
Chapter 10: Chat.
Chapter 11: Publishing on the Web.
PART II: Local Secrets.
Chapter 12: The Desktop.
Chapter 13: The Explorer.
Chapter 14: The Registry.
Chapter 15: The Task Scheduler.
Chapter 16: My System.
Chapter 17: Communications.
Chapter 18: Starting Up.
Chapter 19: DLL Hell.
Chapter 20: The Hard Disk.
Chapter 21: Managing Hardware.
Chapter 22: Power Management.
Chapter 23: Home and Small Office Networking.
Chapter 24: DOS.
Chapter 25: Accessories.
Chapter 26: System Tools.
Chapter 27: Multimedia.
Chapter 28: Fun.
End-User License Agreement.
CD-ROM Installation Instructions.