All work and no play makes
owning a computer a little bit dull. Why
shouldn't you have some fun once in a
while? Take a little time to learn about
the recreational side of your indispensable
- Put your gaming
skills to the test—online!
Here’s how to get started gaming online, so you can take on
opponents from around the world.
your screen resolution: It could be a whole new ball
The most enjoyable video contests have
the most arcade-like detail. Maximize your gaming experience
with crisp, dazzling graphics by changing your monitor's
- Satisfy your need for speed:
DirectX is more than just fun and games. Get serious graphics and audio performance from your system by installing the newest version.
audio hits the road
The demand for handheld
digital audio devices is almost
as hot as the latest all-boy pop band. But before
you spend your hard-earned cash on the newest music-playing toy, be
sure you know what you're getting.
- Looks good, sounds better: the new
Windows Media Player
Smaller files, shorter
download times, jukebox capabilities, and more. A souped-up
Windows Media Player gives you everything you need to play
audio and video files on the Web.
cameras put you in the picture
Do the new, affordable digital
cameras signal the death of the 35mm variety? See how
easy it is to work with photos in Windows 98, then you
- Create system sounds to suit your
Maybe you prefer bells and whistles
to beeps and dings. Be our guest; change whatever
you'd like. You can make your computer's sounds appeal
to your personal listening pleasure.
- Lights, camera, DVD
Say goodbye to the VCR. With
Windows 98 and a DVD drive, you can watch movies on your
- Sounds good to me
Windows Media player rocks
with digital music technology. Explore everything from afro-pop
to zydeco on the Web.
- How well can you do Windows?
Take our quiz to find out how
well you measure up, and pick up some cool tricks in the
whole new world of radio
Internet Explorer lets you
listen to your favorite station -- even if it's
half a world away.
Watch TV while you
WebTV for Windows
lets you sit back and take in your favorite show
while you cruise the Net, read e-mail, and
finish your work.
No date for
the weekend? No worries. Use the Web to find
dates, romance, and maybe even more.
- See it, hear it better
Turn on and tune in your computer for fun and business using the newest version of Windows Media Player. Download the player for improved watching and listening.
- Learn to
Use our lexicon to master the language of
the hip and nerdy.
of having fun
Microsoft® Windows® 98 enables
you to do everything from playing games to
watching TV on your computer. Find out how you
can take advantage of all this new technology.
- Beginner tips for having fun
If you're new to Windows,
these tips will help you on your way to having
fun with your computer.
- Advanced tips for having
users" will appreciate these high-level