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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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High-Speed and Broadband Internet Connections

Windows XP supports all types of high-speed and broadband Internet connections using the same New Connection Wizard you learned about earlier in this chapter. To get started, open the New Connection Wizard, select Connect to the Internet, Set Up My Connection Manually, and choose from one of the following:

  • Connect Using a Dial-Up Modem

  • Connect Using a Broadband Connection That Requires a User Name and Password

  • Connect Using a Broadband Connection That Is Always On

NOTE

Connect Using a Dial-Up Modem is used with one-way broadband systems. These systems use a high-speed connection for downloads but a conventional dial-up modem for uploads. Broadband Internet services such as one-way cable modem, one-way ...

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