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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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New Multimedia Bells and Whistles

The new features you've seen so far will certainly appeal to your left brain. However, Windows 98 has no shortage of right brain treats, as well. Here's a quick look at these new and improved multimedia marvels:

Broadcast Architecture and Web TV for Windows: Windows 98 supports the new Broadcast Architecture, which essentially turns your computer into a receiver for television signals. The Broadcast Architecture also supports signals that are enhanced with data, such as Web pages and other information. Windows 98 comes with Web TV for Windows, which enables you to select and view these television signals. I cover Broadcast Architecture and the Web TV for Windows in Chapter 24.

Streaming content support via NetShow: ...

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