To download is to receive data from the internet that is to be stored. You must be careful when downloading files, especially attachments to emails.
Files or documents on the internet may contain virus so, the best way to protect your computer is to make sure you have antivirus installed and up-to-date.
Here are three easy steps to download from the internet;
- Starting an internet browser: There are many internet browser you can use like; google chrome, Mozilla Firefox, internet explorer, Microsoft edge.
- Selecting the information you want to download: Type the website address or keyword that best describes what you are looking for and click enter. When you do that a list of websites will appear, then you chose the one that interests you.
- Downloading or saving files from the internet: To initiate a download from a website, you must first click on a download link. A link is usually denoted by different-colored text with an underline, but it may also be an icon or button. After clicking a link to a file, the browser should either start the download or ask what you’d like to do with the file depending on which one you’re using.
Don’t forget to save it as different file name, type or download location on your computer.