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  2. 2. What is Internet ? <ul><li>Internet is a worldwide network of computers, which allows to share amount of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Computers access or retrieve digital information, which is converted to analog signals. </li></ul><ul><li>The process of interconnecting the computers and exchanging the information is done through TCP/IP . </li></ul>
  3. 3. What can you do on the Internet ? <ul><li>Internet provides certain facilities. These are : </li></ul><ul><li>Online Chatting : Internet users can communicate with one another sitting at home or at café by typing messages. </li></ul><ul><li>News Groups : You can participate in group discussions on different topics where you can share your views. </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mail : You can send letters, greetings or invitation cards or any other information anywhere in the world within no time. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>E-shopping : Internet users can purchase goods/articles sitting at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Employment : You can avail the job opportunities through accessing internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of Information : To find the general information about a subject which is not available elsewhere. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Requirements to get connected to the Internet ? <ul><li>To get connected to the Internet, you require the following : </li></ul><ul><li>A computer with fast microprocessor. </li></ul><ul><li>RAM of higher capacity </li></ul><ul><li>A Modem (External or Internal) </li></ul><ul><li>A speaker set and microphone </li></ul><ul><li>An Antivirus software </li></ul><ul><li>An account with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is Search Engine ? <ul><li>A Search Engine is a place that stores the Internet’s Websites Addresses. There are various search engines available on Internet like Altavista, Google, Infoseek, Yahoo, Khoj, Cycos ….etc </li></ul>
  7. 7. Open any Search Engine site Type the text on which you want information Click on Search
  8. 8. What is a Protocol ? <ul><li>The ‘guidelines’ ensure that smooth functioning takes place over the internet. These ‘rules’ or ‘guidelines’ are called Protocols. Different types of Internet Protocol are : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transmission Control Protocol ( TCP ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Protocol ( IP ) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What is an E-Mail ? <ul><li>Electronic Mail or E-mail is a popular medium for communication. We can use E-mail to get in touch with any friend or relative at any place ‘very quickly’ and at ‘low cost’. </li></ul><ul><li>We can use the E-mail facility of a website to ‘send’ and ‘receive’ mails using an e-mail account. </li></ul>
  10. 10. How to make an E-mail account ? STEP 1 : Open Internet Explorer
  11. 11. STEP 2 : Type the Website here such as
  12. 12. STEP 3 : Click on Sign up
  13. 13. We will get this type of a page in which we have to fill the right information about us. After filling them we have to fill the words given in the box and click yes
  14. 14. After doing all this steps your email account is ready to use and it will look like this