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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Communications and Networking

The Internet may be all the rage, but most corporate administrators are more interested in keeping their local area networks (LANs) running smoothly, improving remote access to their LANs, extending those LANs to their customers, and implementing higher-speed technologies. The communications gurus at Microsoft are aware of this, of course, so they included in Windows 98 many new communications and networking features:

Dial-Up Networking enhancements: Windows 98 incorporates several new Dial-Up Networking features, including an improved properties sheet, hands-free dial-up, support for scripting, and the ability to set up a Windows 98 machine as a dial-up server. I cover all of this in Chapter 30, “Remote Computing ...

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