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Windows 98 Explained: An overview for blind and visually impaired users
By Dr Sarah Morley with Anna Dresner
Published by the Royal National Institute of the Blind, UK, 2001.
© Sarah Morley and Anna Dresner 2001. All rights reserved.

 

  • 1 Preface.
    • 1.1 The Authors.
  • 2 Coming Soon ... a Guide to Windows Me.
  • 3 Introduction.
    • 3.1 Windows 98 and Windows 95.
    • 3.2 Why make Windows 98 look like 95?
    • 3.3 How to Use This Guide.
    • 3.4 No Tactile or Large Print Diagrams.
  • 4 Simplifying Windows 98 Screens.
    • 4.1 Turning Off the Active Desktop and other Windows 98 Features.
    • 4.2 Use the Same Folder View for Each Window.
    • 4.3 Remove the Quick Launch Toolbar from the Taskbar.
  • 5 Accessibility Features.
    • 5.1 New Accessibility Wizard.
    • 5.2 New Magnifier Program for Low Vision Users.
    • 5.3 Wider Selection of High Contrast Options.
    • 5.4 High Visibility Mouse Pointers.
    • 5.5 Internet Connection Wizard.
  • 6 Start Menu and Desktop.
    • 6.1 The Windows Key, Ctrl + Esc, and the Focus.
    • 6.2 Context Menus for Shortcuts on the Start Menu.
    • 6.3 Getting the Programs Menu into Alphabetical Order.
    • 6.4 Changes to Application Shortcut Properties Sheets.
  • 7 Favorites Menu.
  • 8 Settings Options.
    • 8.1 Settings: Taskbar and Start Menu.
    • 8.2 Settings: Folder Options.
    • 8.3 Settings: Active Desktop.
    • 8.4 Settings: Windows Update.
  • 9 Find.
    • 9.1 Additional Find Choices.
    • 9.2 Searches Last Destination First.
    • 9.3 Find Text in the Body of a File.
  • 10 Help.
    • 10.1 Appearance.
    • 10.2 Switching Between Contents, Index and Search Pages.
    • 10.3 Getting Around a Help Page.
    • 10.4 Help Options.
  • 11 File Management.
    • 11.1 Common changes in My Computer and Windows Explorer.
    • 11.2 My Computer: Same Window or Separate Window.
    • 11.3 Windows Explorer: Getting Around.
  • 12 Multimedia Control and Audio Effects.
    • 12.1 Volume Control & CD Player.
    • 12.2 Combined Multimedia Controls.
    • 12.3 Sound Schemes.
  • 13 MS-DOS.
    • 13.1 Autoexec.bat and Config.sys.
    • 13.2 MS-DOS Editor.
  • 14 User Profiles (Multiple User Settings)
    • 14.1 Why Might you Need Them?
    • 14.2 To Set Up User Profiles.
  • 15 Shut Down Options.
    • 15.1 Log-Off.
    • 15.2 Shut Down.
  • 16 Ordering Information..
    • 16.1 Book Details.
    • 16.2 Where to Order.