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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 10 Edition, Eighth Edition by Michael Miller

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12. Connecting to the Internet—at Home and Away

It used to be that most people bought personal computers to do serious work—word processing, spreadsheets, databases, the sort of programs that still make up the core of Microsoft Office. But today, people also buy PCs to access the Internet—to send and receive email, surf the Web, watch movies and listen to music, and socialize with other users on Facebook and other social networks.

To do this, of course, you first have to connect your computer to the Internet. Fortunately, Windows makes this easy to do.

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