Archive for 'Windows 98'
Q: How can I tell how much space I’ll free up by emptying my Recycle Bin? A: When your computer runs low on storage space, most people tell you to empty your Recycle Bin. Like taking out the trash, it permanently deletes your recently deleted files, freeing up storage space. To empty your Recycle Bin, […]
Posted: April 18th, 2011 under Upgrading and Fixing Computers Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP.
Tags: empty recycle bin, maximum size, recycle bin
Q: I was reading a manual on a printer I received recently. One of the installation steps was “Close all currently running programs.” I’m not sure how to do this. What do I do? Help! A: Whether you’re reading steps from a printer’s manual or installing a new program, you’ll almost certainly spot this phrase: […]
Posted: February 7th, 2011 under Error message, Software, Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP.
Tags: close all currently running programs, closing all programs, It is recommended that you close all other applications before starting Setup
Q: How do I transfer files from my old computer running Windows 98 Second Edition to my new Windows 7 computer? It is inconceivable to me that there is no easy way to transfer data from a computer that’s only 10 years old. Hewlett Packard’s tech support people said that it is impossible to transfer […]
Posted: August 30th, 2010 under Hardware, Software, Windows 7, Windows 98.
Tags: copy files from Windows 98 to Windows 7, portable floppy drive, upgrade, upgrading from Windows 98, USB floppy drive