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Comcast High-Speed Internet
It’s not only fast - it’s easy, fun and exciting.
Welcome to Comcast High-Speed Internet. As America’s most popular
residential Internet service provider, we strive to bring you the best online
experience possible. You’ll enjoy blazing-fast speeds powered by our
advanced fiber-optic network. You’ll also enjoy loads of value-added benefits
included with your subscription at no additional charge. Get started today
and begin discovering the great benefits that are only a click away!
Comcast.net — stay in touch
At comcast.net you can connect to your email, voice mail and all the latest news, entertainment, and sports. From any
Internet-connected computer, log in to www.comcast.net to access what’s important to you, like your messages,
music, photos, weather, and more. What’s more, you will also be among the first to hear about new features and
benefits of your Comcast service. Just set your home page to Comcast.net. It’s that easy.
Your username and password
You received your username and password during the Comcast High-Speed
Internet installation process. Keep this information handy—you will need
it to access the features and benefits of your new Comcast service such
as your comcast.net email and McAfee Security Suite. Visit
www.comcastsupport.com/chat if you need assistance.
Tip Set up additional accounts for people in your household by going to My Account. In My Account, you will also
be able to change your password, set email preferences and more.
Your comcast.net email
Comcast.net allows up to 7 email addresses per account. Use these additional
emails for other family members or to help organize your online activities, such as
shopping—all separate from your personal email account.
> To get started, go to www.comcast.net and click on Email. Sign in with your
username and password.
> To create additional accounts, click on My Account from the comcast.net
home page and follow the easy steps.
> To let everyone know about your new email address, use EasyChange. You also have the option to have your old
emails forwarded to your new Comcast email address. To learn more, go to www.comcast.net/easychange.
Remember: Your comcast.net Welcome Email should arrive within the next few days. It will include important
information about the valuable features and benefits included with your service.
Bonus: Customers with Comcast Digital Voice can easily check their voice mail online through their comcast.net email.
Listen to voice mails online in any order—not the order in which they were received, forward voice mails through email,
set preferences, check call history and more.
Experience more with Comcast High-Speed Internet
Check out these valuable benefits available to you at no additional cost with your subscription to Comcast
Comcast High-Speed Internet with PowerBoost®
Comcast High-Speed Internet is already way faster than DSL. And now with PowerBoost, your fast connection gets
even faster. That means you can download large files such as videos, music and games faster than before. And
uploading photos to your favorite photo sharing sites has never been quicker.
Online security — help protect yourself
Help keep your computer and family safe from online threats with the highly-acclaimed McAfee Security Suite.
This set of comprehensive security tools, a $120 value, helps protect your identity and includes virus protection,
firewall, parental controls, and much more.
Set up security features
1. Visit www.comcast.net/security to get started.
2. Click on Get McAfee Now and follow the quick and easy steps to get set up with McAfee today.
In addition to McAfee, be sure to download the Comcast Toolbar. Anti-spyware, pop-up blockers, search tools, and
quick access to your email are just the tip of the iceberg with this must-have application. By removing spyware, the
Comcast Toolbar also helps your computer run faster. Download the latest version at www.comcast.net/toolbar.
Get your email, news, TV listings and other popular comcast.net features ‘to-go’ by using the Comcast Mobile Portal.
Simply point your mobile phone or wi-fi device’s browser to m.comcast.net and enjoy the convenience of comcast.net
in the palm of your hand.
Universal Address Book, powered by Plaxo
Make your life easier by combining your contacts from different digital devices or online address books, such as AOL
and Yahoo into ONE easy-to-use address book and calendar. Never waste time searching for contact information again.
To learn more, go to www.comcast.net/addressbook.
MyWeb: Personal Web Pages
MyWeb: Personal Web Pages is a great, easy to use feature that is perfect for special events, updates for family and
friends or keeping in touch with a community with similar interests. MyWeb offers 1GB of storage and is a safe, secure
and private way to share information, memories and more. To get started, go to http://publish.comcast.net.
Not all features, including McAfee, are compatible with Macintosh systems. PowerBoost, only available with certain Comcast High-Speed Internet Plans,
provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10MB and 5MB of a file, respectively. Many factors affect speed. Actual speeds will vary.
Now you can easily share and store photos in a flash! Take advantage of virtually unlimited storage on a safe and secure
network. Don’t risk losing your precious memories if something happens to your computer. Set up albums, create photo
gifts, buy prints, and more. Sign up at www.comcast.net/photocenter and you will receive 30 free prints to get
TV Listings on comcast.net
Comcast.net’s TV Listings section is the easiest way to find when your favorite shows are on TV, including On Demand
and in HD. Manage your schedule, find the best of what’s on, and discover new favorites — all from the convenience of
your computer. TV Listings can be accessed at www.comcast.net/tvplanner.
Rhapsody Radio PLUS
Listen to over 100 dedicated artist radio stations from many of your favorite artists, create playlists, and much more.
It’s your music, your way. Go to www.comcast.net/music to start listening.