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Windows 98 in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))
Windows 98 in a Nutshell - In a Nutshell O'Reilly
Author: Tim O'Reilly, Walter J Glenn, Troy Mott
ISBN-13: 9781565924864
ISBN-10: 156592486X
Publication Date: 8/26/1999
Pages: 640
Edition: 2
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Book Type: Paperback
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Windows 98 in a Nutshell is a comprehensive, compact reference that systematically unveils what serious users of Windows 98 will find interesting and useful. Little known details of the operating system, utility programs, and configuration settings are all captured in a consistent reference format. Based on the bestselling "In a Nutshell" approach, this book contains more information about using Windows 98 than any other book on the market. Guaranteed.
It contains:

  • Detailed information on almost every command and utility available with Windows 98, including Start Menu accessories, DOS commands, hidden system administration utilities such as the Registry Editor, Policy Editor, and TweakUI, as well as new utilities in Windows 98
  • Detailed advice and documentation on system configuration via the Control Panel, system startup files, and the Registry
  • A detailed treatment of Internet configuration and access via Dial-Up Networking
    Hundreds of tips, gotchas, and clever ways to do familiar and not-so-familiar tasks
  • A focus on ways to integrate the command line into your work with Windows 98
    Pointers to dozens of useful online sites that contain additional information
  • Information on how to use Win98's new Web integration features to build custom "Web applications" within folders or on your desktop
  • Detailed information on Windows Script Host (WSH), the feature that lets you use VBScript or other scripting languages to automate common tasks