Internet Tutorials | John Faughnan | Robert Elson


Choosing a Personal Computer and Getting Connected.

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Goals and Objectives

Goals Objectives
  1. Be able to specify and purchase an appropriate personal computer.
  2. Be able to choose an appropriate Internet service provider.


  1. Specifications and Decision Making Criteria.
  2. Visit Micron web site.
  3. Visit Mindspring web site.


Content Outline

Part I: Getting a Computer Part II: Getting Connected
  1. Alternatives
  2. Criteria
  3. The Micron Example
  4. Backup!
  5. The Troubled PC
  1. How It Works
  2. Getting Connected
  3. Rural Internet Access
  4. MindSpring - A Typical ISP

Setup and Maintenance

  1. Internet Software Rec.

Discussions and Q&A

Last Revised: 01 Feb 2002. Author: John G. Faughnan M.D. and Robert Elson M.D. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this and related pages are strictly those of the page authors. Anyone may link to or print out any of these pages.