Windows 98 Help and Tips

Windows 98 tips and help to enhance your productivity and solve computing difficulties. Topics include Tweak UI, disk and file management, DOS and Batch Files, removing annoying spyware, fonts, and much more.

Windows 98 - Communications and the Internet

This category contains tips on computer networking, accessing the Internet, diagnosing modem problems, using Internet software under Windows 98, and more.

Windows 98 - Explorer

Tips and tricks for managing files and folders in Windows 98 Explorer.

Windows 98 - Graphics

Access graphics controls in Windows 98 and learn more about the Paint tool.

Windows 98 - TweakUI

For experts and daring users only, this category discusses the TweakUI powertoy utility for Windows 98. If you want to REALLY configure your system, check this out!

Windows 98 and Audio

Need some Windows 98 audio tips and tricks, such as how to deal with midi and digitized audio files?

Windows 98 and DOS

Are you a "power user?" If so, and if you use DOS features inside of Windows 98, visit this category for help, tips, and tricks.

Windows 98 and Windows Help

This category contains tips on using the Windows 98 help system.

Windows 98 Disk and File Management

Manage disks and files on your Windows 98 system better with these tips and help.

Windows 98 File Search

Help on searching for files and software on your Windows 98 system.

Windows 98 Fonts

Help on accessing, previewing, and installing fonts on your Windows 98 system.

Windows 98 Keyboard Shortcuts

Get the most out of your keyboard with these tricks for Windows 98.

Windows 98 Misc

Here are a bunch of Windows 98 tips that don't fit any other category. This is a great smorgasborg of tips!

Windows 98 Reboot and Shutdown

Help on rebooting your Windows 98 machine, diagnosing shutdown problems, using the boot menu, and more.

Windows 98 Taskbar - Toolbar

This category contains help on the Windows 98 Taskbar - Toolbar including the Documents menu, the Programs menu, and more.

See Also:

File Extensions

Explains DOS/Windows file extensions, how to view files of various extensions, and why unexpected file extensions can cause security risks.


Defines the term firewall, explains how a firewall can help increase computer security and prevent identity theft, and provides links to download firewall software.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Look here for many tips and tricks on using the Microsoft / Windows Internet Explorer web browser. Tips for versions 6 through 8, plus older are provided.

Removing Spyware and Adware

Stop suffering computer troubles caused by spyware! Browser hijacked? Mysterious pop-up windows appearing? Afraid your usage is being tracked? We have over 200 anti-spyware tips to help solve these problems.

Windows Media Player

Get help playing multimedia files with the Windows Media Player. Tip topics include troubleshooting multimedia playback, CD ripping, security and privacy, visualizations, interface customizations, and keyboard shortcuts.

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