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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Installing VoIP Software and Making Your First Call

Generally speaking, it's easy to download and install the software that effectively turns your Centrino laptop into a telephone.

The steps are similar to those you follow anytime you download and install software from the Internet:

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First, make sure that you trust the vendor of the software and that your antivirus software is up to date (see Chapter 17, “Protecting Your Mobile Wi-Fi Computer,” for more information about antivirus software).
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Next, download the VoIP software using the download link (or button) provided by the vendor.
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Run the installation program provided by the software.
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Finally, follow the registration process to open an account with the VoIP provider.

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