Download e-book for kindle: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Cable Internet Connections by Mark Edward Soper

By Mark Edward Soper

ISBN-10: 0789727056

ISBN-13: 9780789727053

In the end, there's a larger technique to the painfully sluggish dial-up modem connection that has been your tether to the net. Cable web connections that after have been dear luxuries of dwelling in colossal towns became ordinary. Cable web connections promise to alter how you use the Internet...not to say altering the web itself. not will you might want to spend hours downloading documents or e mail, tie up your cell line each time you must cost a inventory quote or grit your enamel whereas observing the most recent motion picture trailer trickle in a body or at a time in your modem connection.There is a gloomy aspect, in spite of the fact that. except you're taking the right kind precautions, cable net connections open your desktop to web thugs who would favor not anything greater than to make off together with your bank card numbers and private documents. worry not...we provide help to rebuke hackers once they come calling.We additionally express you what the cable corporation will not express you - tips to sizzling- rod your connection so you might squeeze extra functionality out of your broadband web carrier. We additionally provide help to percentage a unmarried connection among a number of pcs through your place community and the way to get your mail - even if you are at the street clear of your cable connection. And in case you are the get-your-hands-dirty style, we provide help to skip lengthy ready lists for pro set up of your carrier and do it yourself.We additionally convey you to to maximise the rate afforded to you through your cable connection whilst taking part in on-line video games, talking to your mates and coworkers and utilizing video conferencing.Absolute Beginner's consultant to Cable net Connections is your necessary significant other to the courageous new global of domestic broadband.A while hackers are busting via your measly defenses and making off together with your charge cards, you do not have time for lifeless tech help strains or for browsing to websites explaining domestic net protection - you wish solutions - and doubtless an Advil or - now!A Your new connection is blindingly quick. you've got advised your dialup ISP to take a hike. Then, it happens to you - how do I proportion my cable reference to different pcs in the home? We exhibit you simply tips on how to do it!A Are you a do-it-yourselfer who does not belief that the cable installer will recognize a NIC from a hair dryer? Your matters could be well-founded. Cable net has exploded at the client marketplace and lots of prone understand only a smidgen greater than you do approximately fitting cable net. that's, they did be aware of extra. Now that you've this publication by means of your aspect, you could examine simply how one can set up your individual and configure home windows to maximise your new cable connection.A even supposing your new connection is quicker than whatever you've gotten visible, it may be quicker. We allow you to squeeze every-last-lovin' drop of functionality from your cable connection. "Fasten your seatbelts.Have an iMac, G3, or G4? we have not forgotten approximately you. We assist you notice the place to discover Mac-specific media gamers, net sharing courses, and different assets that can assist you supercharge and troubleshoot your MacOS-flavored Cable net connection.

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Inserting the Ethernet card into the empty PCI slot and then securing it with the screw removed from the slot cover (bottom). Slot cover PCI expansion slot Screw securing card bracket Card bracket Ethernet card 06 705601 CH03 11/30/01 2:35 PM Page 45 CHAPTER 3 MAKING SURE YOU’RE READY FOR CABLE INTERNET SERVICE 45 Summary Before you order cable Internet service, you should verify that your computer uses an operating system that is supported by the cable Internet service provider. You should also make sure your system has a fast enough processor, enough RAM, and enough free hard disk space to support cable Internet service.

Depending upon the service offerings in your market, you may have a wide variety of broadband Internet services to choose from for faster connections. Two-way connections also free up your phone line. The most popular broadband connection type is cable Internet (cable modem) service, which is the subject of this book. 04 705601 CH02 11/30/01 2:42 PM Page 17 2 WHAT IS A CABLE MODEM? com as well as stare goggle-eyed at the latest TV programs. A cable modem, unlike an analog modem, doesn’t convert between digital and analog signals.

__ Upgrade your computer to exceed the recommended requirements for cable Internet service (see Chapter 3, “Making Sure You’re Ready for Cable Internet Service”). If your computer can’t be upgraded economically, buy a replacement; any computer available in retail stores will have more than enough punch for use with cable Internet service.

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