any computer is capable of connecting to the Internet, as long as it's
equipped with a modem
and the the right software. Windows, MAC and Linux computers all work
well for Internet access. Computers with faster processors tend to display
Web pages more quickly than slower computers,and a color monitor is very
helpful for viewing Web page graphics.
you use a well-established browser like Netscape Navigator or Microsoft
Internet Explorer, you'll be able to access almost any page on the Web.
These browsers can display text, graphics,
sound, animation, video, and almost every other feature you're likely
to find on a Web page.
Some other browsers sacrifice some of these features in the name of speed.
It's important to
keep in mind that most Web pages are designed to work best with Netscape's
and Microsoft's browsers.
So, try both, and use the one you like best.
most recent version of Netscape Navigator (which is included in the Netscape
Communicator suite) and Microsoft Internet Explorer are available for
download on the web. You can read more about downloading if you're not
sure how to do it.