Windows 98 IN No Time

Windows 98 IN No Time

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A manual on Microsoft Windows 98. It seeks to take Windows 98 users through the basics quickly, and help them put what they have learned into practice. Designed to be used as both a standalone book and a desk reference, the volume presents information in small self-contained sections, and is designed for readers to "dip" into to solve immediate problems.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 725.74g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • German
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130355232
  • 9780130355232

Table of contents

Contents The keyboard 2 Keyboard 2 Typewriter keys 3 Special keys, function keys, numeric keypad, status lights 4 Navigational keys 5 The mouse 6 "Click (on) ..." 6 "Double-click (on) ..." 7 "Drag ..." 7 1 Basics and first steps 9 Starting Windows 10 A desktop - what is it? 12 Working with the mouse 14 Working with windows 20 Changing the window size 25 Moving windows 26 Scrolling the window 28 Getting help 30 Shutting down Windows 38 2 Working with programs 41 The Start menu 42 Starting programs 42 Switching programs 46 Exiting programs 49 Alternative ways of starting programs 51 3 Managing files and folders 55 Folders and files - what are they? 57 Drives under Windows 62 Handling diskettes 63 Displaying drives, files and folders 65 Sorting folders 72 Displaying files and folders in Explorer 75 Changing drives and folders 78 Creating a new folder 82 Creating a new file 84 Renaming folders and files 86 Copying folders and files 89 Copying several files at the same time 93 Copying a file in the same folder 96 Moving files and folders 98 Copying diskettes 99 How much is stored on a disk drive? 102 How much storage space does a folder or file occupy? 104 Deleting files and folders 105 Retrieving deleted files from the Recycle Bin 107 Emptying the Recycle Bin 109 Finding files and folders 111 Formatting diskettes 115 Displaying a folder as a Web page 118 Quick progress check 121 4 Writing and drawing in Windows 123 Creating text files with the editor 125 Editing text in the editor 128 Saving and loading texts 136 Searching text 141 Printing texts with the editor 142 Creating documents with WordPad 143 Formatting a text document 147 Saving, loading and printing documents in WordPad 156 Creating pictures with Paint 159 Cutting out and copying parts of a picture 169 Saving, loading and printing in Paint 172 Creating a background picture for Windows 176 Text with pictures and other objects 178 Quick progress check 183 5 Managing letters, pictures and other documents 185 How document files are represented 187 How to open document files 189 Creating documents on the desktop 191 Loading a document in different programs 192 Quick viewing file contents 195 Opening the most recent documents list 197 6 Printing in Windows 199 Setting up a new printer 200 Creating an icon for the printer on the desktop 208 How to print 210 Changing printer settings 213 Managing printers 216 7 Having fun with Windows 221 Playing music CDs on the computer 222 Working with sound files 229 Looking at videos in Windows 235 Minesweeper 240 Relaxing with Solitaire 244 8 Internet and Web Surfing with Windows 249 Internet, Intranet, World Wide Web and browsers 251 First steps with Internet Explorer 255 Getting online 265 Loading Web pages via channels 269 Marking Web pages 271 Saving and printing pages 274 Setting up the home page and other options 277 Searching the Web 279 E-mail - what is it? 281 9 Networking with Windows 285 Networks - a brief overview 286 How to network 288 Mapping and disconnecting network drives 298 Printing on the network 301 Setting up a network printer 302 Sharing printers 307 Sharing drives and folders with other users 309 10 Disk maintenance & system optimisation 311 Checking drives for errors 312 Defragmenting drives 317 Compressing drives 320 Cleaning up drives 322 11 Customising Windows 325 Setting the time and date 327 Changing the desktop background 330 Setting up a screen saver 338 Changing the screen resolution 340 Installing Windows components 342 Installing programs 346 Changing the Start menu 347 Setting up a program icon on the desktop 352 Setting up DOS programs 354 Configuring the mouse 358 Troubleshooting 361 Computer startup problems 361 Keyboard and mouse problems 362 Windows desktop problems 365 Folders and files 370 Printing problems 373 Glossary 377 Index 385show more