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Configuring Windows - Exercise

Configuring Windows for the Internet

Reviewing desktop configuration

Objective:Review key steps related to configuring a desktop to access the Net.


This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you are finished, click the Submit button to compare your process with the recommended procedure.


You have just been hired by a killer startup. You are officially part of the tech team. Mission one: configure a desktop on the network to access the Net. Make sure you understand the ins and outs without using any shortcuts and put what you have just learned to work.


Examine the control panel below. How do you set up the desktop in order to access the Internet? Where would you find that information?

Control Panel
Control Panel


TCP/IP is the protocol suite that connects computers to the Internet. It is not just an Internet protocol, but also a network protocol.