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M. HalseyWindows 11 Made Easyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8035-5_3

3. Getting Online and Using the Internet

Mike Halsey1  

What’s the use of a computer if you can’t use it to get online? This question fascinates me as I began using computers in 1981, and full 18 years before I used the Internet for the first time, and I used them in various forms every day thereafter, from home computers like the Sinclair ZX Spectrum to Psion handheld PDAs (portable digital assistants), and my first PC, an Olivetti, that couldn’t have connected to the Internet if I’d have wanted it to.

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