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Describing the steps involved in downlanding files and programs from the Internet. Include a personal experience in which you have downloaded freeware,shareware, or licensed software.What are the advantages and disadvantages of downloading software from the Internet.

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Shareware
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Advantages:
- Users shouldn't have to buy shareware from stores, without knowing if the program is what they need.
- Regular software programs have high prices, while shareware come at a very low cost.
- Users are attracted by the fact that they can first try the software and if they like it they can pay a small fee and receive improvements.
- It is easier and more efficient for authors to offer their programs as shareware, instead of investing time and money in selling it through specialized stores.
- The delivery is instant.
- There is no shipping cost.
- Low overhead ...

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The steps involved in downloading files and programs from the Internet are described. The advantages and disadvantages of downloading software from the Internet are explored.

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