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Connecting to the Internet
To connect to the Internet, you’ll need a contract with an Internet Service Provider
(ISP) and some hardware.
IPSs and ISP offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for offerings available in
Your computer is designed to support a wireless (selected models only) or wired
network that connects your computer to other devices.
Wired network connection
For wired networks, connect one end of an Ethernet cable (purchased separately)
to the Ethernet connector on your computer, and then connect the other end to
the network router or broadband modem. Consult your ISP for detailed setup
Note: Broadband modem and router installation procedures vary
depending on the manufacturer. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Wireless network connection
For wireless networks, you can use the built-in wireless LAN antenna to access
your wireless home network.
To connect your computer to the wireless network:
1. Move the cursor to the top right or bottom right corner of the screen, then click
Settings. (If your computer is equipped with touch screen, swipe in from the
right edge of the screen, then tap Settings.)
2. Click or tap the network icon
, then select the name of your router. Click or
tap Connect, then follow the steps on the screen.
Test the wireless network by opening your Web browser and accessing any Web