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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 1. Preparing for the Windows 98 Installation

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In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Before you can unleash the power of Windows 98, you need to unleash Windows 98 on your system (or on your users' systems). Still, that's no big deal, right? Don't you just slip the CD-ROM into the drive, run some kind of setup program, and then kick back while Windows handles all the dirty work for you? Well, that might be true if you were installing just another run-of-the-mill application, but you're dealing with your computer's operating system (OS) ...

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