Even with the most
sophisticated hardware and software, you need to
perform a bit of routine maintenance to keep
everything working optimally. Microsoft®
Windows® 98 offers many ways to keep your
- Give startup problems the
A Windows 98 startup disk can be an
ounce of prevention, should your hard disk fall upon hard
- Plug in and play
Serial Bus hardware standard provides an instant, hassle-free way to connect new devices to your system, giving you true Plug and Play.
- Installing new hardware? Leave Windows
98 to its own devices
98 eliminates guesswork by automatically configuring
installed hardware and loading the appropriate drivers.
your Microsoft software online
When you install
you are usually asked to register it. With online registration,
you get all of the benefits of registering, almost instantly!
computer and your data is as simple as using anti-virus
software tools to detect and eliminate viruses. Think of it
as a flu shot for your computer.
- Y2K failure? Don't believe the
Rumors are flying
about Year 2000 and the effect the
turn of the millennium may have on Windows 98. As
December 31 draws nearer, don't be fooled--get your
information directly from the source.
ready for the Year 2000
The Microsoft Year 2000 Product
Analyzer gives you Year 2000 compliance information for most
Microsoft products on your computer.
two of our profile of Troubleshooters, the handy help fixes
that come with Windows 98. Learn how you can use
Troubleshooters to unravel the worst of technology's
- Turning to Troubleshooters
Find out how to easily fix unexpected computer glitches--without shooting
yourself in the foot.
- Organizing your
Get started on your
spring cleaning early this year. Find out
how to clear up the don't-wants in your
Favorites list and update the keepers.
- Get the skinny on
hard disk to FAT32 gives you more speed and space.
Windows 98 makes it easy.
- Speed it up
Explorer to manage how much hard disk space is
used by temporary internet files.
- Fundamentals of maintaining your
Find out the basics of cleaning up your
hard disk, organizing your files, and
- Beginner tips for maintaining your
If you're new to Windows, these tips will
get you started on the road to good computer
- Advanced tips for maintaining your
Even if you're a pro, there might be some
things you aren't aware of. Check these tips for