Effective searching

Guides covering some tips and techniques for providing remote support to learners, an increasingly important service in times of social isolation. Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine, is usually built into the Internet Explorer browser. For example, if you put ‘holiday’ and ‘Mauritius’ into the search box and click Search, you’ll come up with page after page of companies offering holidays in Mauritius. All you have to do is enter some keywords in the space provided – called the ‘search box’ – and then click Search. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Or the internet, a query will most likely return millions of results.

  • If all the microfilters are present and you’re still getting slow speeds, contact your broadband provider’s helpdesk.
  • When you reset these network settings, the PC won’t have any trouble loading web pages.
  • For example, in the past a search for ‘Doctor Who’ might have returned results like ‘Doctor Seemore, who is an eye specialist’.
  • A search engine,also called a search engine,is a computer system designed to perform searches of files stored in a database through spiders or bots.

I am also a firm believer that illustrations and graphics are essential for technology books to help the reader better understand the material. Using your mobile phone camera – scan the code below and download the Kindle app. Learn how to search the internet using the library computers by watching this tutorial.

Cable

Use the following link to get contact details for your local library or to book a computer session through Libraries NI website. Note that some search engine only search for exactly the words you enter in the search box and do not offer “stem” or “wildcard” word searching . If in doubt enter both singular and plural, e.g. “airline” and “airlines”. Read the “hints and tips” information for each of the different search engines. You may need to contact your systems administrator or Internet Service Provider to obtain access to these Usenet newsgroups. Alternatively, you can search newsgroup messages by using one of the following web-based search engines which specifically store and index Usenet newsgroup messages.

The lights on the device will flash, signaling you’ve restarted it. These are the guys that used to send out CD’s which you’d load onto your PC to install their browser and modem software. Once contactyahoomail.com the pre-eminent player they now have a market share of 0.59 percent. It was started back in 1983 as Control Video Corporation. It was named America Online in 1991 and in 2009 as AOL Inc.

Microfilters and connection speed

For a few people, a mobile connection might outperform a poor broadband connection, but usually locations that get poor broadband also get poor mobile connections. In areas of good 4G mobile phone reception download speeds can reach 20Mbps, but the average is a lot less. Setting up a computer to use a mobile phone’s connection may be more difficult and less reliable than plugging it into a broadband modem. Because of the flexibility of the Internet, the hardware specifications for a computer to be use to connect to the Internet are minimal. The choice of connection and setup will be determined by individual preferences. The local computer store or Internet service provider you choose will help you decide.