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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 18

An Internet Refresher

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the Internet

arrow Gaining Internet access

arrow Using other web browsers

arrow Opening undercover browser windows

arrow Searching the web

arrow Saving a web page image

arrow Exploring email options

The Internet is ubiquitous. Even if you haven’t memorized all the bit fields in a packet header, you probably know about the web, have sent and received email, and perhaps even stuck a digital big toe in the enticing waters of social networking. That’s great! I assume you need only a minor refresher on the big topic that is the Internet.

What Is the Internet?

The Internet consists of all the computers connected to the Internet. That definition seems weird, mostly because people think of the Internet as a single computer or a program. It’s not. Whenever your ...

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