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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter showed you how to get started with modem communications in Windows 98. I began with an in-depth look at how modems do their thing. I then showed you how to install a modem in Windows 98 and how to configure and test the modem.

This chapter represents only the beginning of your look at Windows 98 communications. Here's what's in store in chapters to come:

  • Chapter 27, “Putting Your Modem to Work,” shows you how to use Windows 98's Phone Dialer and HyperTerminal accessories.

  • If you're on the road, Windows 98's Dial-Up Networking feature lets you connect to your network. I provide all the particulars in Chapter 30, “Remote Computing with Dial-Up Networking.”

  • These days, the Internet is where the action is in communications. If ...

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