Optimizing Windows for Games, Graphics and Multime

Errata for Optimizing Windows for Games, Graphics and Multime

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page ix-xiii, 1-12
In the Preface and Chapter 1

In the Preface and Chapter 1, the header folios are reversed (i.e., the page numbers in the headers are on the inside margins, and they should be on the outside margins).

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 19
Fifth sentence in the last paragraph

The fifth sentence in the last paragraph on the page reads: "Subtract Free Page File from Current Swap File, and now you know the amount of virtual memory you need." Should read: "The amount of virtual memory you need is Current Swap File minus Free Page File."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 61
Figure 3-3

In Figure 3-3 the order of the partitions should be changed so that the figure is partitioned as follows: Windows system | Data | temp files | Applications | swap file

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 63
First paragraph

The following sentence should be added as the last sentence in the first paragraph on the page: "Data can go on either drive, as the OS and applications are more speed-intensive than data."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 63
Fourth paragraph

The following sentence should be added as the last sentence in the fourth paragraph on the page: "This is one example, but every power user has a variant off this scheme."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 163
First paragraph under "Speed Up DNS Lookups

In the first paragraph under "Speed Up DNS Lookups," the link for FastNet99 should be changed from "members.xoom.com/gcriaco/" to "http://www.geocities.com/gcriaco/."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 179
First paragraph

The second line in the first paragraph on the page now reads: "The TCP/IP subnet 168.192.0.x..." Should read: "The TCP/IP subnet 192.168.0.x..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 193
Sidebar

The following sentence should be added at the end of the "Why Not Install Over My Existing Installation?" sidebar: "Note that it isn't possible to perform a clean installation with the $20 98SE upgrade for Windows 98; you have to install Windows 98, then run the upgrade off the CD."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 217
1st paragraph, 4th line

1st paragraph, 4th line, 15th word, it reads: "hardw8are" instead of: "hardware"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
Printed
Page 223
First paragraph

The following sentence should be added at the end of the first paragraph "On a semi-related note, many older Pentium chipsets (notably the Intel 430VX and 430TX) can't cache more than 64 MB of RAM. If you add memory above 64MB, performance will suffer."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 257
First entry at the top of the page

The first entry at the top of the page now reads: "Providers of the StartOffice..." Should read: "Providers of the StarOffice..."

Anonymous