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Chapter 28. Tweaking the GUI > Which Windows Are You Using?

Which Windows Are You Using?

If you're dual-booting between Windows 9x and Windows 2000 Professional, you may sometimes wonder which operating system you're running at any given time because the GUIs of these two operating systems are now virtually indistinguishable. Yes, you'll see a few giveaways, such as My Network Places versus Network Neighborhood (assuming your desktop is visible), but in essential look and feel, the similarities easily outweigh the differences. The same goes for NT4.

To determine what's running, you could open the Control Panel, choose System, and read the dialog box. But that's a pain. Instead, you can use these techniques to remind yourself.


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