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78 - Internet And Online Security; First Steps On The Net; Protecting Your Computer; Choose An Internet Service Provider - Acer Predator 15 User Manual

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78 - Internet and online security

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N T E R N E T A N D O N L I N E

First steps on the net

Protecting your computer

It is vital to protect your computer from viruses and attacks
over
the
comprehensive internet security program is offered when
you first start your computer. You should activate this
protection as soon as possible, certainly before you connect
to the internet.

Choose an Internet Service Provider

internet. You should research the ISPs available in your
region, not forgetting to talk to friends and family about
their experiences or to check reviews and consumer reports.
The ISP you select will provide instructions on how to
connect to the internet (you may need additional software or
a special 'box' that connects to your phone line).
Connection types
Depending on your computer model, your location and your
communication needs, you have several ways to connect to
the internet.
Dial-up
Some computers include a telephone dial-up ('modem')
connector. This allows you to connect to the internet using
S E C U R I T Y
internet
(see
Using the internet has become a natural part of
daily computing. Just a few simple steps can
connect you to a vast collection of knowledge
and communication tools. To accomplish these
steps you should first select an Internet
Service Provider (ISP), which supplies the
connection between your computer and the
Security
on
page 82).
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