3D Pinball is a favorite search term. I found the tips
that explain the process to get Pinball working in
Windows 98 if you had installed it using the Windows 95
Plus! CD. Check the July
13, 2001 and the December
12, 2000 Tips. Or you can go directly to the Microsoft
To change the Icon for any item right-click the
item and select Properties. Now click the Change
Icon button. Have fun.
Check Windows Assistance page about appearance
of Windows. Includes display resizing.
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Memory modules. Generally DIMMS, Double Inline
Memory Modules. You must be very careful
when adding memory to your computer. Always reference your
computer manual before adding memory. Memory manufactures
such as Crucial
allow you to input your computer make and model and they
will list all memory types that you can install into your
computer. Good prices too.
hard drive, drive, partition
A hard drive or disk drive is the main storage of your
Windows computer. A disk drive has one partition by
default. It can have more. Each partition will be
represented by a drive Icon. For more information get a
good book that explains the basics of computers.
A procedure for getting all the data for all files in
sequential order. To defragment a disk (hard) drive or
partition double-click My Computer, right-click a drive
or partition Icon and select Properties. Select
the Tools tab and click Defragment Now button.
It is generally recommended that you Scandisk a
partition before defragmenting it.
CABs (cabinet files) are Microsoft's version of
packaged compressed files. See our page for the procedure
for getting a file from a CAB.
If this is a Windows system DLL and it is damaged or
missing then you can restore this file from the Windows
CABs. For the procedure see
Right-click on the CD Icon and select Eject.
Will open the CD-ROM even if it is empty. Unfortunately it
will not close the draw.
Little files web sites leave behind on your computer.
Some are good (like remembering your username at Yahoo,
etc) and some are bad (used to track where you have been
on the great, wide Internet.) The worst are third party
cookies. These are cookies that originate at Ad sites such
as Doubleclick. You can disable third party cookies
in the newest version of most browsers except Internet
Microsoft FrontPage is the program this sites uses to
edit and manage Windows Assistance. The latest
version is FP 2002. Windows Assistance uses FP
dial up networking
With Windows 9X this is where you setup any Internet
connections. You will need to know the phone number of the
Internet Service Provider (ISP), your username, and
password. These days it isn't necessary to know the
Gateway address of the ISP.
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An older version of the Intel processor. Not
recommended for Windows 9X or newer 32 bit Windows. Linux
will run great with this processor.
add task manager locks
A new feature of Windows XP is the ability to
lock the Taskbar so that it will remain as you set
it. To lock the taskbar right-click on empty space of the
taskbar and select Lock Taskbar. There should now
be a check mark next to Lock Taskbar. You can also
lock the Toolbars of Internet Explorer 6.0.
A feature of Internet Explorer 5.X. When it was
implemented we don't know. Go to Help for
Internet Explorer. Select the Index tab. Now
type auto. From the list search select double-click
Apple calls it Firewire. No matter what it's called you
can get information about IEEE 1394 at a couple
of web sites. Try this
ATI is a graphics card manufacture. Their web site is: www.ati.com.
David Pogue is
the person responsible for the Missing
Manual computer books. Highly recommended by
Windows Assistance. Until the Windows XP Missing
Manual is published early in 2002 we will rely on the
2000 Pro: Missing Manual.
Go to Windows Help. Select the Index tab.
Type Quick View. Double-click Quick View
from the search list. Read.
If this is a file extension then go to one the web
sites that can give you information about
epson 1200 patch
Best bet is to go directly to the manufacture's web
site and download the latest software drivers.
modem drivers sportser 0461
For Sportsers is a US
Robotics product and US Robotics is owned by 3Com.
Try this page
If this is about auto-dialing your ISP then go to Dialup
Networking. From the menu select Connections
-> Settings. Now un-check Prompt for information
before dialing. You can also un-check Show a
confirmation dialog after connected though this will
not speed up the connection process.
note: You will need to log on at leash once to the
ISP and you will have to check the Save password
box. Once you have logged on successfully the password
will be saved and then the Dial-up process will start
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