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Sams Teach Yourself the Internet in 24 Hours, Sixth Edition by Ned Snell

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Chapter 14. Downloading Programs and Files

The huge, diverse group of people who use the Internet have only one thing universally in common: They all use a computer. So it’s no surprise that computer programs and files are the most common “things” you can acquire through the Internet. You can find online all kinds of Internet software, other kinds of programs (like games or word processors), documents (such as books or articles), and other useful files such as utilities and plug-ins.

To find a particular file or program you want, you can apply the search techniques you’ve already picked up in Hour 13, “Searching for Information”. But in this hour, you’ll learn how to use search techniques that are better focused and faster so that you can find ...

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