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Chapter 17. Getting on the Internet > Setting Up an Existing Account Manually - Pg. 200

Getting on the Internet 200 Jargon Jar To log on means to provide your ISP with your username and password, and so gain access to the wonder that is the Internet. · Whether you need to log on to the ISP manually. · Whether your ISP provides you with a "script" for the logon procedure. A script is a tiny program that automates the logon so that you don't have to enter your username, password, and whatever other tidbits your ISP requires. Most ISP logons are automatic anyway, these days, so it's unlikely you'll ever need a script. Jargon Jar