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  ActiveWindows -- Frequently Asked Questions - Windows 98 and Windows 98 Second Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Web TV® for Windows and TV Viewer are included in Windows 98, as is Program Guide, which you can use to find out when programs are on and set reminders to tune in.
Windows 98 lets you watch TV full screen, in a window, or on a second monitor as you work in another application.
Windows 98 own DVD Player does not have great support for a variety of DVD Decoder cards - only a couple are currently supported, this will change in both the SP 1 and OSR releases.
www.activewin.com /faq/faq_4.shtml   (2171 words)

  Windows 98 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows 98 (codenamed Memphis) is a graphical operating system released on June 25, 1998 by Microsoft.
The release of Windows 98 was preceded by a notable press demonstration at Comdex, in April 1998.
Windows 98 was succeeded by Windows Me, which was in turn shortly succeeded by Windows XP Home Edition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windows_98   (770 words)

 History of Microsoft Windows - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows tried to auto detect which mode to run in, although it could be forced to run in a specific mode using the switches: /r (real), /s (standard) and /3 (386 enhanced) respectively.
Windows NT 3.1 (Microsoft marketing desired to make Windows NT appear to be a continuation of Windows 3.1) arrived in Beta form to developers at the July 1992 Professional Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Windows XP is the longest version of Windows ever released between upgrades, from 2001 all the way to 2007 when Windows Vista is planned to be released.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Microsoft_Windows   (4219 words)

 Windows 98 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows 98 (code-named Memphis during development) is a graphical operating system released on June 25, 1998 by the Microsoft Corporation.
Windows 98 Second Edition (also known as "Windows 98 SE") was released on June 10, 1999.
Windows 98 was succeeded by Windows Me, which was followed by Windows XP Home.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Windows_98   (309 words)

 Windows 98: Tutte le informazioni su Windows 98 su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Windows 98 (chiamato in codice Memphis) è un sistema operativo a 32 bit lanciato il 25 giugno 1998 da Microsoft.
Windows 98 SE (Second Edition) fu lanciato il 10 giugno 1999.
Windows 98 fu sostituito da Windows ME e Windows XP (il primo prodotto per l'utenza domestica basato sul kernel di Windows NT)
www.encyclopedia.it /w/wi/windows_98.html   (165 words)

 Roll your own Windows 98 Reinstallation Kit
Windows 98 Second Edition was the best home-user version of the operating system developed in the 20th Century.
With Win 98 support fast disappearing, now is the time to create your own Windows 98 Support and Reinstallation Kit consisting of your original setup disc plus copies of all updates, patches, utilities and drivers which make Windows 98 run at its peak.
Once you have all the Microsoft updates stored in your Windows 98 Reinstallation Kit folder, you may want to collect all the other bits and pieces – hardware drivers, application updates, essential utilities, and so on – and place them in the same folder, organised into appropriately labelled sub-folders.
www.geekgirls.com /windows_reinstall_98.htm   (1094 words)

 What is Windows 98? - a definition from Whatis.com
Windows 98 expressed Microsoft's belief that users want and should have a global view of their potential resources and that Web technology should be an important part of the user interface.
Windows 98 and Windows 95 (with Internet Explorer 4.0 or another web browser installed) had early versions push technology installed, the ability to have news and other content delivered automatically by specified Web sites.
Windows 98 was by followed Windows 2000, an evolution of the Windows OS designed for personal or professional use.
searchwinit.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid1_gci213371,00.html   (440 words)

 CNN - Windows 98 crashes during Gates' Comdex demo - April 20, 1998
Gates was demonstrating the newest version of Microsoft's Windows operating system when it crashed during his presentation at the Comdex Spring 1998 Convention.
Gates moved to another computer to complete his presentation, which was demonstrating how Windows 98 will be simpler to use.
He said Windows 98 will be far simpler to use than the Windows 95 version, which has 150 million copies in use.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9804/20/gates.comdex   (395 words)

 Microsoft Windows 98 -- makes your computer work better than ever
Windows 98 Second Edition is an update to Windows 98 that enhances the leading consumer operating system with the latest Internet, home-networking and hardware technologies.
Windows 98 Second Edition offers improved native support for technologies such as Universal Serial Bus (USB), IEEE 1394 and ACPI as well as broadband network connections, enabling consumers to connect to and more easily use a wider range of devices.
Windows 98 Second Edition has all the latest system updates to improve the performance of your PC, including Year 2000 Updates, improved hardware and software support, enhanced USB support, and more.
www.hallogram.com /windows98   (1846 words)

 MsDos 7.0 from Windows 95/98
In fact, Windows 95/98 is much easier to deal with as DOS running Windows and it's not hard to separate the DOS 7 out so that you can run Windows 95 or Windows 3.11 under it when you're in the mood to play.
For those of you who are running Windows 3 on a network and are scared of running Windows 95/98 because you are used to running Windows from DOS, separating the DOS should make things easier for you.
Windows 95/98 has a feature that if you are running DOS under Windows and from the command line you run a Windows application, it actually works!
www.ctyme.com /msdos7.htm   (1224 words)

 O'Reilly Media -- Bookstore: Windows 98 in a Nutshell
Windows 98 in a Nutshell is a comprehensive, compact reference that systematically unveils what serious users of Windows 98 will find interesting and useful.
Windows 98 in a Nutshell was coauthored by Tim O'Reilly, the publisher whose books have revolutionized computer book publishing with their commonsense approach, depth of detail, and focus on practical information that you can really use.
I believe that 'Windows 98 in a Nutshell' is more concise in its presentation and has become a welcome addition to my bookshelf.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/win98nut   (1664 words)

 BBC NEWS | Technology | Microsoft shuts down Windows 98
The change means that those still using Windows 98 and Me after 11 July could become more vulnerable to many security risks, as bug fixes for loopholes exploited by hackers will no longer become available.
Users of Windows 98 who have problems with the software may find an answer to their query themselves by hunting through the support information collected on the Microsoft website.
The turn off for Windows 98 was originally due to fall in late 2003.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/technology/5164450.stm   (634 words)

 Windows 98 - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A working successor to Windows 95, which never was released, since its development was based on the false assumption that electricity actually works.
Windows 98 was a minor revision of Windows 95.
Windows 98 was effectively obsoleted by Windows 3.1, which was developed in 1984 by George Orwell.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Windows_98   (471 words)

 Windows 98 Help and Tips
Windows 98 tips and help to enhance your productivity and solve computing difficulties.
Here are a bunch of Windows 98 tips that don't fit any other category, or we just haven't yet moved them into other categories.
Are you a "power user?" If so, and if you use DOS features inside of Windows 98, visit this category for help, tips, and tricks.
malektips.envprogramming.com /windows_98toc.html   (343 words)

 O'Reilly Media -- Bookstore: Windows 98 Annoyances
Or you're frustrated with the new elements of the Windows 98 interface.
A discussion of scripting with the Windows Scripting Host as a means of eliminating many of the Windows 98's annoyances to be the definitive resource for customizing Windows 98.
I like the subtitle "Taking Charge of Windows 98" because that is exactly what this book does, helping you to take charge of the quirks of Windows 98.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/win98annoy   (801 words)

 Microsoft Windows 98 Tutorial
This tutorial will help you get started with Microsoft Windows 98 and may solve some of your problems, but it is a very good idea to use the Help Files that come with Windows 98, or go to Microsoft's web site located at http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/ for further assistance.
Windows 98 provides shortcuts to your most recent files, so you may get access to them very quickly.
Windows Explorer is a program which allows you to view all of your folders, and the files that belong in those folders.
www.bcschools.net /staff/Windows98.htm   (1064 words)

 Windows 98 Tips - Windows 98 Tips and tricks
If you are looking for tweaks for windows 98, and I know lots of you are, then you should really use one of the windows 98 tweaks programs such as Tweak Manager from Winguides.
Desktop Cycler for Windows 98/95/NT/2000 is a special utility to manage and cycle your desktop goodies.
Windows 98 adds a few safety nets that come in very handy in case things go wrong, and the Registry Checker is the best of them.
www.tipsdr.com /windows-98-tips.html   (3635 words)

 Print - I have Windows NT installed, how do I install Windows 98?
As with the installation of Windows 95, the system partition (the active partition, c:) must be FAT and not NTFS as Windows 98 cannot read or write to an NTFS partition.
Windows 98 is normally NT boot menu friendly which means it will not replace the boot loader code of the disk and instead automatically adds an option to the boot menu (boot.ini) of the format
Windows 98 cannot be installed from within Windows NT so if you have DOS also installed, boot from DOS (its boot menu item will be replaced after the Windows 98 installation with the Windows 98 name) and run the setup.exe on the Windows 98 installation disk.
www.windowsitpro.com /Articles/Print.cfm?ArticleID=13882   (723 words)

 Windows 98
Windows 98 likely has the widest hardware and software support of any OS in existence, greatly exceeding even Microsoft's flagship product Windows 2000.
While not as dramatic a change from Windows 95 as Windows 95 was over Windows 3.x, Windows 98 adds a number of improvements, fixes, and interface tweaks.
Windows is a GUI interface, but supports both a text-based DOS window, and can boot from a single diskette into a "DOS" prompt.
www.theosfiles.com /os_windows/ospg_w98.htm   (654 words)

 Amazon.com: Windows 98 Annoyances: Books: David A. Karp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Windows 98 ships without its source code, but it's still possible to tweak it to look and behave the way you want.
Windows 98 Annoyances is, ultimately, about hacking Windows 98, never accepting anything as good enough, and always looking for a better way to do things.
If Windows 98 is giving you fits, or you'd simply like to change a few things that just annoy you (who doesn't?), pick this one up.
www.amazon.com /Windows-98-Annoyances-David-Karp/dp/1565924177   (1782 words)

 Annoyances.org - Congratulations on your purchase of Windows 98
Windows 98 (C) contains many features not found in Windows 95 (C), or in any competing computer operating system, if there were any.
Configuring Windows 98 (C) to use a browser other than Microsoft Explorer is easy.
Windows 98 (C) solves the problem by storing the year as a four-digit number and, in theory, you won't have to upgrade this part of the operating system until the year 10000.
www.annoyances.org /exec/show/article09-004   (623 words)

 Dr. Dobb's | Microsoft Backtracks, Won't Patch April Bug For Windows 98/Me | June 9, 2006
Microsoft on Friday again rang "last call" for Windows 98 and Windows Millennium, reminding users that support will vanish for the two operating systems as of July 11.
Microsoft began talking of the end of support for Windows 98 and Windows Me in April, a day after it released five security bulletins, including one marked MS06-015 that promised a later Windows 98/Me fix for a critical bug in Windows Explorer, the operating system's file manager.
Budd also repeated a work-around for Windows 98 and Me, which filter traffic on TCP Port 139 at the network perimeter to block attacks exploiting the Windows Explorer bug.
www.ddj.com /dept/windows/188703402   (506 words)

 CBC News In Depth: Technology
In fact, when Microsoft released a patch to fix a security bug found in several versions of Windows, it did not include a fix for 98 or Me, saying it was "not feasible to make the extensive changes necessary." The bug could allow an intruder to take control of a computer running Windows.
Windows 98 and Windows Me were released in June 1998 and September 2000, respectively.
Some people have speculated that Microsoft's withdrawal of support for Windows 98 could spur some users who want to hold on to their old computers to install Linux, a free operating system based on Unix used mainly in computer servers.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/tech/windows98.html   (1695 words)

 Windows 98
Our free online Windows 98 tutorial is presented in a question and answer format.
Almost all computers come with at least two drives: a hard drive (which is used to store large volumes of data) and a floppy drive (which stores smaller volumes of data that can be easily transported from one computer to another).
Windows 98 organizes folders and files in a hierarchical system.
www.baycongroup.com /win98/windows_98.htm   (920 words)

 Greek fonts: Upgrading to Windows 98
If you plan to upgrade to windows 98 you have to make sure that the Greek system fonts are installed during the installation process.
This is the only proper way to have both Greek and english system fonts on a windows 98 machine.
In case you buy your computer with the US version of Windows 98 preinstalled on it, or you have already upgraded with only the US regional settings support, you must reinstall Windows 98.
www.hri.org /fonts/w98upgrade.html   (238 words)

 Windows 98 Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
If Windows NT is already installed, Windows 98 Setup will add itself to the Windows NT boot menu to allow the user to multi-boot between Windows 98 and Windows NT.
Windows 98 is incompatible with this disk-compression utility.
Windows 98 Setup offers users the option of backing up their previous version of Windows in case Windows 98 needs to be uninstalled later.
www.pcnetcom.net /win_98.htm   (7019 words)

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