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Author Snell, Ned, author

Title Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One / Snell, Ned
Edition 1st edition
Published Indianapolis, Ind. : SAMS, c2003
Sams, 2003
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Description 816 p
Series Sams teach yourself all in one
Contents Cover -- Contents at a Glance -- TOC36;Contents -- Introduction -- Who We Wrote This Thing For -- How This Book Is Organized -- Things You Would Probably Figure Out by Yourself -- One More Thing8230; -- PART I Internet Basics -- CH36;CHAPTER 1 What Is the Internet and What Can You Do There63; -- Understanding the Net 40;Easy Version41; -- Making the Net Work58; Clients and Servers -- What Can You Do Through the Net63; -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 2 What Hardware and Software Do You Need63; -- Modems8212;Wherein the Lack of Speed Kills -- Choosing a Computer -- Getting Internet Software -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 3 Getting Connected to the Internet -- Types of Internet Accounts -- Who Can I Get Dial45;up Access From63; -- How Do I Choose a Dial45;up Internet Plan63; -- Getting Connected -- Using the Connection Wizard on Your Own -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 4 Basic Browsing -- About Your 8220;Home Page8221; -- Understanding Web Page Addresses -- Going Straight to Any Web Address -- Basic Jumping Around -- Fussing with Frames -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 5 Sending and Receiving Email -- Types of Email Programs -- Understanding Email Addresses -- Setting Up Your Email Program -- Getting Around in Your Email Program -- Composing and Sending a Message -- Receiving Messages -- Replying and Forwarding -- Using an Address Book -- Attaching Files to Email Messages -- Using the Web for Email -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 6 Chatting and Instant Messenger -- Understanding Internet Chatting -- Chatting Through Your Browser -- Chatting in AOL -- Using Microsoft Chat -- Joining a Chat Room -- What Is Instant Messenger63; -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 7 Participating in Newsgroups and Mailing Lists -- Getting Started with Newsgroups -- Reading Newsgroup Messages -- Composing and Replying to Messages -- The Basics of Mailing Lists -- Working with Mailing Lists -- Online Communication Tips and Tricks -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 8 Using Internet Explorer 6 -- Why Choose Internet Explorer63; -- Where and How to Get Internet Explorer -- Features of Internet Explorer -- Setting Your Internet Options -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 9 Using Netscape Navigator 6 -- Why Choose Netscape Navigator63; -- Where and How to Get Netscape Navigator -- Features of Netscape Navigator -- Working with the Preferences -- Working with Bookmarks -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 10 Using AOL 6 -- Understanding AOL -- Taking a Quick Tour of AOL -- Where Can I Get the AOL Software63; -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 11 Plug45;In and Add45;On Programs -- Understanding Plug45;Ins44; Java44; and Other Programs in Pages -- Playing Audio and Video -- Downloading and Playing CD45;Quality Music 40;MP3 Files41; -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 12 Searching -- Whats a Search Site63; -- Can I Really Search the Whole Web63; -- Where Are the Major Search Sites63; -- Simple Searching by Clicking Categories -- Understanding Searches -- Phrasing a Simple Search -- Phrasing a Serious Search -- About Site Searches -- Finding People -- Summary -- CH36;CHAPTER 13 Downloading Programs and Files -- Whats Downloading44; Anyhow63; -- Choosing Files You
Summary Find all the answers to a new Internet user¿s questions in one big, easy-to-use book. Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One is designed to teach he new computer user how to easily work with a variety of digital media. It does not assume the reader wants to learn how to use just one product, but covers multiple products and technologies in a logical fashion. Topics covered include: Internet Basics, Choosing a Service, Web Browsing, Email and Chat, Fun and Games, Stopping Viruses and Hackers, and Creating Web Pages. If you are a beginning Internet user who wants to buy one, single book to help you better use your Internet and your computer, or accomplish a broad range of computer activities Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One is the book for you!
Notes Includes index
Available also in a print edition
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Copyright © Sams 2003
Issuing Body Made available through: Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company
Notes Print version record
Subject Internet
Form Electronic book
Author Temple, Bob, author
Clark, T., author
Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company
LC no. 2003102938
Other Titles Internet and web basics all in one
Teach yourself Internet and web basics all in one