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On this page are examples of the types of things you can do on the World Wide Web, with some web sites for you to try. There are web site links for shopping, news, travel, music, sports, games and more.
A list of key combinations that can be used to perform special functions. By pressing or holding certain keyboard buttons together you can launch new windows, create shortcuts, and quickly copy and paste files.
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