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Macintosh 7.5 Internet Setup

Sep 18 2010

Step 1. Start from your desktop and click on the Apple in the upper-left corner. Go down to Control Panels and select PPP.


Step 2. Enter your username@domain.com for name, your Password and your dial up internet access number.


Step 3. Click on the PPP drop-down menu and select TCP/IP. (Note: The PPP Control Panel must be the active window in order to see the PPP menu.)


Step 4. In the TCP/IP window, make sure of the following 4 settings:

Connect via: is set to PPP.

Configure: is set to Using PPP Server.

Name Server Address: these numbers should be supplied by your ISP

Additional Search Domains can be blank or have your ISP domain in it.

Close out of this window and save your changes.


Step 5. Click on the PPP drop-down menu and select Modem. (Note: The PPP Control Panel must be the active window in order to see the PPP menu.)


Step 6. In the Modem window, make sure of the following 2 settings:

Connect via: The correct port must be selected. Typically this would be the Modem Port or Internal Port, depending upon the type of modem and how it is connected.

Modem: The correct type of modem needs to be selected. Most likely the one that is selected already is correct, but if you know for sure that you have a different modem, select one from the list that most closely matches yours. Close out of this window and save your changes


Step 7. On the PPP Control Panel, click the Options Button


Step 8. On the Options window, make sure the Connection tab is selected. Check the box labels "Connect automatically when starting TCP/IP applications." Press OK. Setup is now complete, just click connect to dial.

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