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Microsoft Windows Vista: Visual QuickStart Guide by Chris Fehily

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Chapter 12. Connecting to the Internet

After you finish using your computer to write memos, create spreadsheets, and cook books, you can connect to the internet to browse the web, pirate music, flirt with strangers, send email, and chat online. Windows’ Connect to the Internet wizard simplifies connections.

As an individual, you can’t connect to the internet directly. You must pay a go-between internet service provider (ISP) and rely on it to provide setup instructions, turn on your service, equip and maintain dependable connections, and help you when things go wrong.

In this chapter, you’ll learn about connection types and how to connect. Subsequent chapters show you how to armor your computer against outside attacks, browse the web, send email, ...

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