This chapter showed you how to use two of Windows 98's communications programs. I began by showing you the ins and outs of using Phone Dialer to initiate voice calls via your modem. You also learned how to use HyperTerminal to create connectoids that enable you to dial up online services, bulletin board systems, and even other computers connected directly with a serial cable.
Here are a few more related chapters:
I told you how to install and configure a modem in Windows 98 in Chapter 26, “Getting Started with Modem Communications.”
For remote connections requiring network access, head for Chapter 30, “Remote Computing with Dial-Up Networking.”
If you want to use your modem to connect to the Internet, read Chapter 32, “Windows 98 and the ...