This chapter showed you how to give Windows 98 a tune-up by optimizing memory, hard disk access, the CD-ROM cache, and more. You'll find more information related to these issues in the following chapters:
For hardware-related performance issues, see Chapter 10, “Getting the Most Out of Device Manager and Hardware Profiles.”
You can use the Registry for some performance tuning. I show you how in Chapter 13, “A Few Good Hacks: Some Useful Registry Tweaks.”
For more data on the Windows 98 file system, including instructions on how to compress disks to get more space, see Chapter 15, “Disk Driving: The Windows 98 Disk Utilities.”
To learn about backing up files, try out Chapter 16, “Working with a Net: The Windows 98 Backup Utility.”
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