AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Download text and graphics from the Internet.
Download audio and video resources from the Internet.
Download data files and software from the Internet.
Make sure the downloaded file has the correct filename extension for the type of file it is.
Install self-extracting archives that you download from the Internet.
Safeguard against downloading viruses that can be harmful to your computer.

INTERNET LITERACY RESOURCES:

  Self-extracting Archives
 

Choose the right software for your operating system, download and install the utility to be ready to utilize other files.


 
PKZIP

WinZip
7zip

Note: Windows XP has unzipping software built in.s
 

Stuffit Expander


Anti-Virus Information
 
Find the right virus protection for your system and install it. Make sure you have the latest virus definitions.

About.com
Antivirus Software Site
McAfee.com SARC

Virus Alert Center



Resources
 


WorldStart.com: Guide to Downloading



Exercises
 

Touchy.Mid
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makers of some of the world's finest MIDI gear.)
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari
Netscape Cpmmunicator


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