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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter introduced you to Windows 98's hardware features. I showed you how to work with Device Manager to view devices, print a system report, and view device properties. You also saw how to use Device manager to change drivers, adjust device settings and resources, and create hardware profiles.

I deal with hardware issues in plenty of other locations in this book. Here's a list of those places:

  • I discuss the Add New Hardware Wizard as well as specific devices in Chapter 11, “Device Advice: Dealing with Devices in Windows 98.”

  • The Device Manager gets all its hardware info from the Registry. To see where this valuable data is stored, see Chapter 12, “Getting to Know the Windows 98 Registry.”

  • I cover printers in Chapter 21, “Prescriptions ...

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