Windows® 98 Startup Menu
What are the important programs in startup menu of Windows® 98 operating system desktop?
The start menu is opened when you click at the start button. Here you can see the different items which were pre-installed or were loaded later. It serves as the central launching point for application and tasks. The startup menu provides much faster and easier way to open programs. You can also customize the startup menu according to your needs. When you ‘click’ at the start button you find various applications and folders such as Program Files, Document, Settings, Find, Help, Run, and Shutdown.
The following points will provide a better understanding of important programs in startup menu of Windows® 98 operating system desktop:
- Programs Menu
- Document folder
- Settings Menu
- Find Tool
- Shutdown Menu
When you ‘click’ Start, you can see Program Menu at the top of it, if you bring the mouse cursor on it a new sub menu will open. The sub menu contains all the programs which were installed with Windows® package or later. If you like to run any program, you can do it easily with ‘left click’. You can also create shortcuts to these programs. For this you need to ‘right click’ on the program you want to show on your desktop. A new dialog box will appear choose the option create shortcut to Desktop. Some other function can also be performed such as renaming any program.
You can also see a Document folder when you ‘click’ start. The Document folder menu contains My Document, Recently Opened Files. It helps you to run the files without using the Windows® Explorer tool and saves your time.
If you point the mouse cursor at Settings Menu, a sub menu will open. This menu contains Control Panel, Printers, Taskbar & Start Menu, Folder Options, Active Desktop, and Windows® Update (Microsoft® no longer provides Support and Updates for Windows® 98). The Control Panel helps you to configure the Windows® 98 such as Display Setting, Add Remove Programs, Dial up Networking, etc.
This tool facilitates to locate your files on the computer and finding the other computers on the network. You can also find online information by using Internet option.
This menu is used for restarting or shutting down the computer. It is at the bottom of Start Menu. When you ‘click’ it, you will see a dialog box asking for the desired action such as Restart, Standby, Restart in MS Dos Mode.