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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Introduction

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.

T. S. Eliot

Here we go again. It seems like only yesterday that we were desperately trying to escape the onslaught of hype and puffery that accompanied the launch of Windows 95. Now here we are with Microsoft's latest bouncing baby operating system: Windows 98. Is this just “Windows 95 plus 3”? On the surface, it would seem so. If all you want from Windows is the ability to launch your word processor and spreadsheet programs, you probably won't notice much difference between the old Windows and the new one.

However, if your operating system needs aren't so superficial (and your purchase ...

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