Easy Internet

Easy Internet

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Easy Internet, Fourth Edition is a task-based tutorial that gives a novice computer user the full color, step-by-step tasks they are most interested in. You'll learn how to connect to the Internet, browse the World Wide Web, and send and receive email. Also covered is reading and posting newsgroup messages, downloading (copying) files from the Internet, chatting on the Internet, Internet phone calls and virtual meetings, and where to find shopping, investing, and games.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 200.66 x 248.92 x 12.7mm | 566.99g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0789724375
  • 9780789724373

Table of contents

I. CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET. 1. Locating an Internet Service Provider (ISP). 2. Accessing the Internet from America Online. 3. Using the Internet Connection Wizard. 4. Entering Internet Connection Settings Manually. 5. Logging On and Off the Internet. II. BROWSING THE WORLD WIDE WEB. 1. Getting Started with Internet Explorer. 2. Getting Started with Netscape Navigator. 3. Browsing Web Pages with Links. 4. Opening a Web Page Using an Address (URL). 5. Using the Address List to Return to Pages. 6. Returning to Pages Using the History List. 7. Finding Information with Yahoo! 8. Finding Information with Lycos. 9. Finding People on the Web. 10. Marking Your Favorite Pages in Explorer. 11. Marking Your Favorite Pages in Navigator. 12. Organizing Favorites in Explorer. 13. Organizing Bookmarks in Navigator. 14. Navigating Frames. 15. Completing Online Forms. 16. Getting Your News Online. 17. Getting Your Weather Online. 18. Playing Games Online. 19. Shopping Online. 20. Investing Online. 21. Finding Health Information Online. 22. Finding Prescription Information Online. 23. Getting Technical Support Online. 24. Finding and Playing Music Online. 25. Making Custom CDs Online. III. CUSTOMIZING YOUR WEB BROWSER. 1. Subscribing to Web Sites. 2. Browsing the Web Offline. 3. Downloading and Installing ActiveX Controls. 4. Downloading and Installing Plug-Ins. 5. Customizing Internet Explorer. 6. Customizing Netscape Navigator. 7. Entering Security Settings for Your Browser. 8. Setting Up Navigator's Security. 9. Censoring Online Content in Explorer. 10. Using a Censoring Program. 11. Turning on the Windows Active Desktop. 12. Touring the Windows Active Desktop. 13. Browsing the Web with Windows Explorer. 14. Adding and Removing Active Components on the Desktop. 15. Speeding Up Your Internet Connection. IV. SENDING AND RECEIVING EMAIL MESSAGES. 1. Running Your Email Program. 2. Getting to Know Your Email Program. 3. Setting Up Outlook Express. 4. Setting Up Netscape Messenger. 5. Composing and Sending Email Messages. 6. Sending Internet Mail from an Online Service. 7. Formatting Message Text. 8. Adding Graphics and Links to Email. 9. Composing Messages Offline. 10. Sending Your Messages. 11. Attaching Files to Outgoing Messages. 12. Using an Email Address Book. 13. Reading Incoming Messages. 14. Opening and Saving Attached Files. 15. Reading Messages Offline in Outlook Express. 16. Reading Messages Offline in Messenger. 17. Sending Secure Messages. 18. Opening Encrypted Messages. 19. Managing Email Messages. 20. Moving and Deleting Messages. 21. Filtering Email Messages in Outlook Express. 22. Setting Up Free Email Accounts. 23. Following Email Etiquette. 24. Sending Online Greeting Cards. V. READING AND POSTING NEWSGROUP MESSAGES. 1. Reading Newsgroup Messages on the Web. 2. Accessing Newsgroups from America Online. 3. Using Outlook Express as Your Newsreader. 4. Using Netscape Messenger as Your Newsreader. 5. Setting Up Outlook Express for Newsgroups. 6. Setting Newsgroup Preferences in Messenger. 7. Finding and Downloading Newsgroups. 8. Subscribing and Unsubscribing from Newsgroups. 9. Reading Newsgroup Messages. 10. Replying to a Posted Message 11. Starting Your Own Discussion. 12. Working with Attached Files. 13. Reading Newsgroup Messages Offline with Outlook Express. 14. Reading Newsgroup Messages Offline with Messenger. VI. DOWNLOADING (COPYING) FILES FROM THE INTERNET. 1. Understanding FTP. 2. Finding Shareware Programs. 3. Downloading a File with Your Web Browser. 4. Downloading and Installing an FTP Program. 5. Connecting to an FTP Server. 6. Downloading Files Using an FTP Program. 7. Downloading and Installing a Compression Utility. 8. Decompressing Compressed Files. 9. Installing Downloaded Programs. VII. CHATTING ON THE INTERNET. 1. Chatting in America Online Chat Rooms. 2. Chatting on the Web. 3. Downloading and Installing an IRC Program. 4. Logging on to a Chat Server and Picking a Room. 5. Chatting in a Room or Channel. 6. Chatting Privately. 7. Exchanging Messages with AOL's Instant Messenger. 8. Using Instant Messages. 9. Using Yahoo! Messenger. 10. Setting Up Your Own Online Club. VIII. INTERNET PHONE CALLS AND VIRTUAL MEETINGS. 1. Getting Started with Internet Phone Calls. 2. Installing and Setting Up MSN Messenger. 3. Setting Up Microsoft NetMeeting. 4. Placing a Call with MSN Messenger. 5. Sharing Documents with the Whiteboard. 6. Exchanging Text Messages with the Chat Tool. 7. Exchanging Files. IX. CREATING AND PUBLISHING A WEB PAGE. 1. Making a Web Page Online. 2. Running a Web Page (HTML) Editor. 3. Making a Simple Page Using a Template. 4. Making a Web Page with a Web Page Wizard. 5. Creating a Web Page with Drag-and-Drop. 6. Adding and Formatting Text. 7. Inserting Lists. 8. Inserting Graphics. 9. Creating Your Own Links. 10. Using Tables to Structure Text and Graphics. 11. Changing the Page Background and Colors. 12. Checking Your Page in Composer. 13. Checking Your Page with Internet Explorer. 14. Using Your ISP to Publish Your Page. 15. Publishing Your Page for Free. 16. Publishing with Microsoft's Web Publishing Wizard. 17. Publishing with Netscape Composer. 18. Uploading Your Page Using an FTP Program. 19. Publicizing Your Page.
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