The Complete Idiot's Guide to High-Speed Internet Connections

The Complete Idiot's Guide to High-Speed Internet Connections

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by Mark Edward Edward Soper
     
 

Tired of slowpoke modem connections to the Internet? Baffled by the alphabet soup of TCP/IP, DSL, FAP, and other Internet jargon? Looking for the easy, authoritative, friendly way to choose a broadband Internet connection that won't take you to the cleaners? The Complete Idiot' Guide to High-Speed Internet Connections is exactly what you're looking for! You'll find

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Tired of slowpoke modem connections to the Internet? Baffled by the alphabet soup of TCP/IP, DSL, FAP, and other Internet jargon? Looking for the easy, authoritative, friendly way to choose a broadband Internet connection that won't take you to the cleaners? The Complete Idiot' Guide to High-Speed Internet Connections is exactly what you're looking for! You'll find complete, easy-to-understand coverage of leading broadband solutions such as DSL, cable modem, ISDN, fixed wireless broadband, and satellite-based services.Wondering which service is the best buy for you? Not sure if you can connect your favorite broadband service to your computer? Wondering if you can share your broadband connection with other users—and still keep intruders out? Wondering how easy a "self-installed" broadband solution really is? Wonder no more! This book is the book you've been looking for!

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Explains options, costs, and features for high-speed Internet connections, and tells how to change connections at home. Chapters cover getting the most of the telephone line, understanding the many high-speed choices, getting a high-speed connection wired and working, connection sharing and security, and tips, tricks, and troubleshooting for ISDN, DSL, cable modems, DirecPC, and broadband wireless. Soper has written articles and books on computers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789724793
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/21/2000
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.14(d)

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