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How to Use the Internet, 2002 Edition

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  • Copyright 2002
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 228
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32215-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32215-0

How to Use The Internet visually steps the reader through everything he or she needs to know in order to get connected to the Internet, browse and create Web pages, send and receive e-mail, read and post to newsgroups, and apply the Internet to their everyday office and home life.

  • Almost 100 two-page spreads illustrate and clearly explain each Internet task, from entry-level, beginning concepts to sophisticated techniques for more advanced users.
  • Illustrations and figures lead the reader through each task with easy-to-follow directions and visual cues.

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Visiting a Portal Web Site

Table of Contents



Introduction.


1. Getting Connected for the First Time.

How to Set Up an Internet Connection. How to Connect to the Internet. How to Connect to the Internet Through a Proxy Server. How to Load a Web Page.



2. Browsing the World Wide Web.

How to Use a Web Site. How to Visit a Web Site When You Know Its Address. How to Revisit Your Favorite Web Pages .How to Load a Web Page for Faster Viewing. How to Pick a New Home Page for Your Browser. How to Change Internet Explorer's Settings. How to Print a Web Page.



3. Visiting a Portal Web Site.

How to Set Up an Account on a Portal. How to Personalize a Web Portal. How to Make a Portal Your Browser's Home Page. How to Set Up a Microsoft Passport Account.



4. Searching the World Wide Web.

How to Find a Site When You Don't Know Its Address. How to See Pages You Have Recently Visited. How to Search for a Specific Topic on the Web. How to Search Through Millions of Web Pages. How to Find a Program on the Web. How to Find a Company on the Web. How to Find a Person on the Web. How to Find a Job on the Web.



5. Communicating with Electronic Mail.

How to Set Up Outlook Express for E-Mail. How to Send E-Mail. How to Receive E-Mail. How to Send a Web Page Using E-Mail. How to Send an Attached File. How to Receive an Attached File. How to Find Someone's E-Mail Address. How to Subscribe to a Mailing List. How to Set Up a Free Web-Based E-Mail Account. How to Set Up Hotmail in Outlook Express. How to Use Your Free Web-Based E-Mail Account. How to Print an E-Mail Message.



6. Protecting Yourself on the Web.

How to Choose a Security Setting. How to Customize Your Security Setting. How to Block Objectionable Content from Being Viewed. How to Use Security Certificates. How to Disable Cookies in a Web Browser .How to Make Your Internet Connection More Secure.



7. Participating in Usenet Discussion Groups.

How to Set Up Outlook Express for Usenet Newsgroups. How to Read a Newsgroup. How to Read Newsgroups You Have Subscribed To. How to Post a Message to a Newsgroup. How to Find a Newsgroup. How to Search an Archive of Past Newsgroup Discussions. How to Decrease the Junk E-Mail You Receive.



8. Sending and Receiving Instant Messages.

How to Set Up Windows Messenger. How to Add Someone to Your Contact List. How to Invite Someone to Use Messenger. How to Send Someone an Instant Message. How to Prevent Someone from Sending You Messages.



9. Participating in Chat and Online Communities.

How to Create an Account to Chat on MSN. How to Chat for the First Time on MSN. How to Participate in a Chat on MSN. How to Join a Community on MSN. How to Read and Send Messages in an MSN Community.



10. Using America Online's Internet Capabilities.

How to Install America Online. How to Run AOL for the First Time. How to Send AOL Mail. How to Read Usenet Newsgroups on AOL. How to Use AOL's Chat Features. How to Send Instant Messages on AOL. How to Add Someone to Your AOL Buddy List. How to Block Objectionable Content from Your AOL Account.



11. Listening to Audio and Viewing Video over the Internet.

How to Find Windows Media Audio and Video Files. How to Listen to Web Radio Stations. How to Install an MP3 Player. How to Listen to an MP3 File. How to Find MP3 Files to Download. How to View Windows Media Video Files.



12. Shopping on the Internet.

How to Buy a Product over the Web. How to Shop Safely on the Web. How to Sign Up for eBay's Online Auctions. How to Set Up a New eBay Account. How to Bid in an Online Auction on eBay.



13. Investigating Stocks, Taxes, and Savings on the Web.

How to Find Current Stock Quotes. How to Create a Portfolio of Stocks You Track. How to Add and Remove Stocks from a Portfolio. How to Get Tax Help Online. How to Find Savings Tips Online.



14. Creating Your Own Web Site.

How to Create a Web Site on MSN. How to Work on Your MSN Web Site. How to Publish a Photo on Your Site. How to Publish a File on Your Site. How to Add a Feature to Your Site. How to Make Your Site Invitation-Only.



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