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Protocols and Terminologies

As mentioned before, the protocol used by the Internet is TCP/IP and we have looked at how, along with WINS and DNS, it maps web addresses to IP addresses. TRACERT shows you the path that your request took to arrive at the web site you were searching for.

To access the Internet you require to be connected to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) by one of the connections described below. Along with the connection, you are given an e-mail address associated with your ISP.

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