Chapter 3

Getting Connected to the Internet

The Internet is a global network that enables you to read World Wide Web pages, send e-mail messages, and have a vast world of information at your fingertips. This chapter shows you how to get your computer connected to the Internet.


Understanding Internet Connections

Set Up a Wireless Broadband Connection

Connect a Broadband Modem

Create a Broadband Internet Connection

Connect a Dial-Up Modem

Create a Dial-Up Internet Connection

Create a Microsoft Account

Understanding Internet Connections

Before you connect to the Internet, you need to know some basic concepts and understand the different types ...

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