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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Windows 98 Knows the Internet

Microsoft's new “hard core” approach to the Internet materialized a few months after Windows 95 hit the shelves. So although Windows 95 had drastically better Internet support than Windows 3.x, it was obvious that the Internet was still only a minor part of the overall Windows picture. Since then, it seems that just about everything Microsoft has done has been in some way related to the Internet. So it's no surprise that the Windows 98 tool chest is overflowing with Internet features and utilities. Here are the highlights:

Internet Explorer 4 built in: The big news on the Windows 98 Internet front is the incorporation of Internet Explorer 4 as an integral part of the operating system. This means that you not only ...

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