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Plus 98

These section will help you learn all about the new features and additions to the Microsoft Plus 98 pack available in stores now. Please choose a section and we'll get down to business.

Active Themes - You may well remember that Plus 95 introduced the new feature of Desktop Themes to Windows. Well Plus 98! has those and more, Active Themes means that the backgrounds are designed in HTML and can have added effects such as Dynamic HTML, Flash and various other animations.

Clean Up Tools - Plus 98! comes with some excellent enhanced Clean Up Tools. You may be familiar with those that are already in Windows 98, so take a look at this section.

Deluxe CD Player - Place your favourite CD in your computer and, with an Internet connection, you can instantly access information about the songs, the artist, and related music topics. For example, the Plus! 98 Deluxe CD Player has an easy to use Web search feature so finding information about artists, songs, and shopping online is as easy as playing your favourite CD.

The Plus! 98 CD player is a surprising change from the Spartan CD player included with the standard install of Windows 98. It has combines a sleek and stylish interface with the functionality one would expect from a third party Multimedia player. An Internet connection adds several convenient features; just pop in a CD, and low and behold the Deluxe CD player will provide links pointing you to entertaining information on your favourite artists. Browse songs that you may have not heard before, and listen to them streaming live off of the Internet. If you feel so inclined, you can order more albums to listen to on your new CD player. If you are tired of hearing your favourite performer over and over again, you can check out one of the numerous related artists Plus! Refers to you.

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