Cruising the Web
In This Chapter
Finding out about Internet service providers
Connecting to the Internet wirelessly
Navigating the web from the Start screen
Navigating the web from the desktop
Finding information on the Internet
Saving information from the Internet
Troubleshooting Internet Explorer problems
Even when being installed, Windows starts reaching for the Internet, hungry for any hint of a connection. After connecting, Windows kindly downloads updates to make your PC run more smoothly. Other motives are less pure: Windows also checks in with Microsoft to make sure that you’re not installing a pirated copy.
Windows 8.1 is so web-dependent that ...