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Title Internet Provider Connection Software Why Word Count 555 Summary As a computer technician I encounter many misconceptions about computers Internet provider software is one that is often misunderstood Internet service providers often give customers the false impression that their software is necessary to connect to the internet If you are one of these folks you may be asking yourself what other impressions your cheap Internet service provider is giving you Keywords internet provider internet service provider ISP Internet access provider AOL NetZero EarthLink PeoplePC ATandT Netscape Article Body andlt pandgt As a computer technician I encounter many misconceptions about computers Internet provider software is one that is often misunderstood Internet service providers often give customers the false impression that their software is necessary to connect to the internet If you are one of these folks you may be asking yourself what other impressions your cheap Internet service provider is giving you andlt pandgt andlt pandgt andlt bandgt Do I need software to connect to the Internet andlt bandgt andlt pandgt andlt pandgt Absolutely not The Windows operating system provides all the networking software needed to connect to the Internet and most other types of networks for that matter Some ISPs require that their branded software be installed to connect to their service This required software is used by the service provider to capture your attention for the purpose of showing you advertisements and the ISPs own focused content Usually when you click to connect to one of these service providers your browser opens and you are bombarded with ads while the home page loads You may be able to customize the content posted on the home page to your liking but lets face facts You have become a captive audience and you are being taken for a ride andlt pandgt andlt pandgt andlt bandgt What does the Internet Service Providers software do andlt bandgt andlt pandgt andlt pandgt Internet access provider software does 2 things immediately on install First Malaysia app developer hijacks your Windows connection software so that Malaysia app developer can not be used to connect to any other service provider Usually other Windows network services are also disabled such as Internet connection sharing Second Malaysia app developer hijacks your web browser so that you must log on to their home page which I find ironic since internet service providers are always warning us about spyware that hijacks your browser andlt pandgt andlt pandgt The perpetrators of this type of hijacking is a list of the most popular service providers You know them as AOL NetZero EarthLink PeoplePC ATandT Netscape and the list goes on AOL being the ring leader and takes control of your computer beyond the extreme to the point of being criminal All of these service providers prefer to hijack the Internet Explorer browser because all Windows users have Malaysia app developer installed and Malaysia app developer is easy to build software for But most can also be used with Netscape or Firefox andlt pandgt andlt pandgt andlt bandgt So what is the alternative andlt bandgt andlt pandgt andlt pandgt Simply contact a service provider and ask them if internet connection software is required to use their service Not all Internet service providers require that you install connection software and are very willing to help you set up your Windows connection While doing research for this article I expected to find price to be a factor in the connection software equation ISPs that require connection software obviously make money force feeding you advertisements allowing them to offer lower rates To my surprise that does not appear to be the most important factor in setting price I found that bandwidth has more affect in determining rates andlt pandgt andlt pandgt So escape from the hijackers There are many national Internet service providers out there that don t require that you be held hostage to pop up ads and stale content Search the Internet for ISPs do your homework and you will find the freedom to surf the web the way you deserve andlt pandgt .

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