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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter explained the Windows 98 installation process in depth. As you saw, even though Windows 98 Setup is the friendliest and most intelligent of the Windows install programs, the installation process is far from trivial. You have upgrade issues to consider and preparatory chores to perform. Still, thanks to innovations such as the CD-ROM–based installation and the Hardware Detection Manager, Windows 98 Setup is a relatively painless affair.

Here's a list of chapters where you find related information:

  • For more information about the Windows 98 Startup menu and MSDOS.SYS, check out Chapter 3, “Start Me Up: Controlling Windows 98 Startup.”

  • To get your feet wet with the new Windows 98 interface and tools, read Chapter 4, “What's New ...

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