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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Display Settings: A Desktop to Call Your Own

You saw in the last chapter that you can use the Active Desktop to turn a ho-hum desktop into a veritable entertainment center. The Windows 98 desktop also boasts a number of other display settings that enable you to further customize the look of the Windows interface. To get to these settings, use either of the following techniques:

  • Right-click an empty area of the desktop and click Properties in the context menu.
  • Select Start | Settings | Control Panel and open the Display icon in the Control Panel folder.

Whichever method you choose, the Display Properties dialog box, shown in Figure 6.15, is displayed. The next few sections take you through each of the tabs in this dialog box. (Note that while ...

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