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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Working with the Device Manager

Windows 98 stores all its hardware data in the Registry, but it provides the Device Manager to give you a graphical view of the devices on your system. To display the Device Manager, use either of the following techniques:

  • Select Start | Settings | Control Panel and open the System icon in the Control Panel window.
  • Right-click My Computer and click Properties in the context menu.

In the System Properties dialog box that appears, select the Device Manager tab, as shown in Figure 10.1. Device Manager's default display is a treelike outline that lists various hardware classes (CD-ROM, Disk drives, and so on).

Figure 10.1. The Device Manager shows you a visual representation of all the devices on your system.

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