The Internet for Dummies, 9th edition

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By John R. Levine, Carol Baroudi and Margaret Levine Young.
September 2003, 408 pages, US$21.99. C$32.99, £18.99, ISBN 0-7645-4173-0.

After all these years, the Internet keeps changing, and so does The Internet for Dummies. Revised for 2003 and 2004, with expanded cover age of broadband connections, setting up your Internet connection with a router, using AOL 8, and other topics, including online communities, shopping, spam, viruses, and privacy!

Table of Contents

Part I: Welcome to the Internet
1. What is the Internet? What Is the Web?
2. The Internet at Home, and Work, at School, at Play
3. Kids and the Net

Part II: Internet, Here I Come
4. Picking Your Internet Service
5. Online and on Your Way

Part III: Web Mania
6. Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky, World Wide Web
7. Needles and Haystacks: Finding Stuff on the Net
8. More Shopping, Less Dropping
9. My First Home Page

Part IV: E-mail, Chat, and Other Ways to Hang Out Online
10. Mailing Hither, Mailing Thither
11. Putting Your Mail in Its Place
12. Broadband Mania
13. Online Communities: Let's Get Together
14. Instant Messaging: the Next Best Thing to Being There
15. Let's Chat

Part V: Other Internet Essentials
16. Swiping Files from the Net
17. AOL: Can Twenty Million Users Really Be Wrong?

Part VI: The Part of Tens
18. Ten Frequently Asked Questions
19. Ten Kinds of Files and What To Do with Them
20. Ten Neat Things on the Web
21. Ten Ways to Avoid Looking Like a Klutz

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