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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter got your Windows 98 education off to a rousing start with a close look at the Windows 98 startup process. You worked through the full startup procedure; learned how to customize the startup by using the Startup menu, MSDOS.SYS, and WIN.COM's command-line switches; solved some common startup problems; and examined the shutdown process. You even learned how to create your own startup and shutdown logos.

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

  • For other Windows 98 customization techniques, see Chapters 5 through 8.

  • The various memory-related concepts that I glossed over in this chapter—upper memory, high memory, conventional memory, caching, and resources—are explained in detail in Chapter 9, “Performance ...

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