98/ME tweak guide
Updated on October 04, 2000 by Thomas
McGuire - Page 4/7
can forget about TweakUI (As far as Iím concerned), as
this is a lot
better. Go to Tweakfiles
to download it. The
current version is 5.7
(Donít forget, you can check out our Exclusive
right here too). You can download additional plug-ins
if you want & can even create your own Plug-ins with the
rather amazing utility allows you to alter/tweak many
aspects of your Operating system, be it Windows 9x, NT or
Windows 2000. Iíd suggest opening up the XĖSetup\Plugins
directory & removing any unneeded Plug-ins to make
navigation that bit easier first, e.g. The Windows NT
Plug-ins are unnecessary unless you are using Windows NT. Be
careful doing this, if unsure donít delete anything.
are a few tweaks I use with this:
FX options. Iíd
& Drag full windows.
the options available there.
your own discretion for other available ones. Remember to be
careful with what you choose to do.
customisation Ė Windows 98
My Computer, select View, then Folder
Options. Here you can modify how your Windows desktop
appears & how you can open folders. By default Windows
98 uses a slow, resource intensive method. Youíll want to
change that of course.
Custom then the Settings button.
settings pictured above will give you the fastest drawing of
folders (as no web content is shown) & allows
folders/programs/shortcuts, etc. to be opened with a single
click of the mouse. You can change this to suit your own
needs, but this is what I would recommend using.
item you might want to look into is replacing the Windows
shell (explorer) with a shell replacement, such as Smartalec's
Darkstep. This should only really be
considered by more advanced users however.
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