SA Win98...

The Loony Bin ( )
Thu, 13 Jan 2000 11:57:04 +0000

Hiya People...

It would seem that Micro$oft has been accidentally sending the South
African version of Win98 to the wrong's how to tell if
you have the wrong one...

Wishes & Dreams...


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South African edition of Windows 98

It has come to our attention that a few copies of the New South African
edition of Windows 98 may have accidentally been shipped outside South
If you have one of the New South African editions you may need some help
understanding the commands. The New South African edition may be
recognized by looking at  the opening screen. It reads "E WINDOWS 98"
with a background picture of a Mageu bottle superimposed on a Orlando
Pirates flag.
It is shipped with a Black Label screen saver.

New Features:
OK = samblief
Cancel = Aikona
Undo = auk! mistake!
Redo = aikona, not mistake!
Save = Ekke ek bere hom
find = Ekke ek soek hom
help = ah dunno
start = stat
settings = (pre-set on this edition)
run = hamba
personal folder = my thieengs
Shut Down = Chaila

Some programs that are exclusive to "E Windows 98"
MS Werd = a word processor
calculata = calculator
scratch peppa = notepad
Jive Box = CD player
I Explora = Microsoft Internet Explorer
piktchas = a graphics viewer
Stockvel = M/S accounting software
Shebeen = Shortcut to a website with a list of
          local off-sales and their prices.
Black Label tax records = usually an empty file
Fafi = game replacing Solitaire

Also note:
The Recycle Bin is labelled Dustbin.
Control Panel is known as Don' touch dees buttons!
We regret any inconvenience it may have cause if you received a
copy of the New South African edition. You may return it to Microsoft
for a replacement version.

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