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Sams Teach Yourself the Internet in 10 Minutes

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ISBN-10: 0672316102

ISBN-13: 9780672316104

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Galen A. Grimes

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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 5/18/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction
Finding Out About the Internet and the World Wide Web
What Is the Internet?
Pieces of the Internet: How They Fit Together
Hardware and Software You Will Need to Access the Web
Hardware and Software for Accessing the Web
The Software You'll Need
Selecting an Internet Service Provider
What Is Internet Service?
You Can Get Access Through Your Online Service
About Internet Service Provider Shell Accounts
What Are Internet Service Provider SLIP/PPP Accounts?
Selecting an Internet Service Provider
America Online
Using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
Microsoft's Internet Explorer
Using Internet Explorer 5.012t29
Using IE5 as Your Web Browser
Internet Explorer's Toolbar
Marking Your Favorite Pages in Internet Explorer
Recording Your Favorite Pages
Organizing Favorite Pages Shortcuts
Putting Favorites on Your Desktop
Using Netscape Communicator
Downloading and Installing Netscape Communicator
Discovering the Web
Using Netcenter
Setting Bookmarks in Netscape
Using Netscape's Bookmarks
Offline Browsers
Offline Browsers--What They Are and How They Work
Web Whacker
Other Offline Browsers You Can Try
Searching the Internet Using Search Engines
What Is a Search Engine?
Searching with Yahoo!
Lycos
HotBot
Other Search Engines
Sending and Receiving Email
Configuring MS Outlook Express
Creating an Account
Keeping Track of People with Your Address Book
Creating and Sending Email
Receiving Email
Other Internet Email Programs
Using Web-Based Email
What Is Web-Based Email?
Hotmail
Sending and Receiving Email Using Hotmail
Other Web-Based Email Systems
Portal(Web)-Based Email Systems
Using Mailing Lists
Message Exchange Type Mailing Lists
Email Announcements/Briefings Type Lists
Spam
What Is Spam?
Ways to Eliminate Spam
Anti-Spam Programs You Can Try
Accessing Files Using FTP
What Is FTP?
Installing WS FTP LE
Running WS FTP LE
Working with Newsgroups
What Are UseNet Newsgroups?
How Are Newsgroups Organized?
What You Need
Acquiring and Setting Up Your Newsreader
Reading News Articles
Subscribing to a Newsgroup
Posting a Newsgroup Article
Using Netscape or Internet Explorer as Your Newsreader
Real-Time Chat on the Internet
What Is Internet Relay Chat?
IRC Client Software
Web-Based Chat
Netscape's AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
Online Shopping
What You Can Buy and Where You Can Buy It
Configuring Your Computer
Information You Need to Get from Your Internet Service Provider
Configuring Windows 98
Configuring Your Macintosh
Configuring Your Linux Workstation
Index