Plus! 98 Tips
|Q: How do I access Microsoft Plus!
98 features once they've been installed?
Click Start, point to Programs and Microsoft
Plus!98, and click the game, accessory, or
wizard you want.
|Improve your putting in Microsoft Golf
Microsoft Plus! 98 includes a
scaled-down version of Microsoft Golf 1998
Edition. Here are some putting tips:
- To read breaks in the green, listen to
- Use a wedge or middle iron to land on the
green from rough or sand
dont try to putt.
- Use the grid to see terrain details.
|Choose and customize a desktop theme.
Plus! 98 includes more than a dozen new desktop
themes, and you can choose to apply all or some
of the elements of the themes. To choose and
customize a theme:
- From the Microsoft Plus!98 menu, choose Desktop
- Click a theme from the dropdown menu in
the Theme dialog box.
- Clear the elements you dont want,
click Apply, and then click OK.
Changes go into effect when you restart
Bonus Tip: Are you bored with a theme? Open
Desktop Themes, select Rotate Theme Monthly, and
then click Apply and OK.
|Try this strategy for Spider Solitaire.
Microsoft Plus! 98 comes with a super-charged,
double-deck card game called Spider Solitaire.
The goal is to line up all eight suits in order
from King to Ace. Not every game is winnable, but
strategy is crucial if you plan to win. The best
secret? Spider Solitaire has an Undo
commandso if there are two or more
possibilities, use Undo to try them both and
choose the most advantageous. The only time you
cant use Undo is when youve dealt a
new row, so save the game just before you deal
and you can always revert to the saved game.
|Undo changes in Picture It! Express.
pictures with a digital camera or scan them into
your computer, and you can use Microsoft Picture
it!« Express to correct redeye and tint, and add
special effects. If you make a change and
dont like the result, there are several
ways to undo the action, depending on where you
are in the program:
- If you are in the task pane, click Cancel.
- If you finished a task and clicked Done,
from the Edit menu, click Undo.
- If you saved along the way and made other
changes, from the File menu, click
Return to Last Save.
|Q: How do I keep my McAfee
VirusScan up to date?
A: To update
your McAfee« VirusScan program (which comes with
Microsoft Plus!98) with the several hundred new
viruses discovered each month:
- Click Start, point to Settings,
Programs, Microsoft Plus! 98,
and McAfee VirusScan, and click VirusScan.
- From the File menu, click Update.
- Once updated, click OK to start a
scan using the updated information.