Windows Accessories Programs

Calculator Program:

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Standard Calculator Features:

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Scientific Calculator:

To view the scientific calculator, select the view menu and click on Scientific.

Have fun calculating! To find out what any calculator button does, move the mouse over the button, click on the right mouse button, and then select What's This with the left mouse button.

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WordPad Program:

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CD Player:

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CD Menu Options:

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Assigning Audio Alerts:

The alert sound is one way the computer provides feedback to the user. Sound can add excitement and motivation. Try using a very obvious sound or create a personal message using the Windows 98 Sound Recorder.

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Recording and Assigning Custom Alert Sounds:

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Adjusting the Sound Volume:

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Visual Alert:

For students with hearing impairments or those who are easily distracted by the alert sounds, Windows 98 can be set to give visual feedback when alerting the user. Options including having the desktop, active window bar or the active window border flash.

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For additional visual feedback, programs can be made to display captions for the sounds they make.

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Paint Program: