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Windows 2000 Internet Setup

Sep 18 2010

Step 1. On the Start Menu, move the mouse to Settings to open the sub menu, and then click on Control Panel.

Step 2. In Control Panel, double-click on Network and Dial-up Connections.

Step 3. In the Network and Dial-up Connections window, double-click on Make New Connection.

Step 4. Click Next in the Network Connection Wizard.

Step 5. Click to place a dot in the circle next to Dial-up to the Internet. Click Next

Step 6. Click to place a dot in the circle next to "I want to setup my Internet connection manually, or I want to connect through a local area network (LAN)". Click Next

Step 7. Click to place a dot in "I connect through a phone line and a modem". Click Next

Step 8. Enter the Area Code and Phone Number in appropriate boxes, then click to place a check mark in "Use area code and dialing rules". Click Next.

Step 9. Enter entire email address for Username box, enter Password, then Click Next

(this may vary with internet service provider, always go with what you service provider states)

Step 10. Enter a name for the Connection Name. (this dosent need to be a certain name, it is used for you to refer to only, no wrong answear here) Click Next.

Step 11. Click to place a dot in the circle next to Yes, then click Next

Step 12. Enter your name, then click Next

Step 13. Enter your email address, then click Next

Step 14. Enter for the Incoming mail server and for the Outgoing mail server. Click Next

(this may vary with email service provider, always go with what you service provider states)

Step 15. Enter your username into the account name box and password into its box and then click Next. (note: To avoid future errors and complications, DO NOT place a check mark in "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)")

Step 16. Click to place a check mark in the box that says "To connect to the Internet immediately, select this box and then click Finish." Once that box is checked, click the Finish button.


Step 17. When you come back to the Dial-up Networking window, right-click on the 1American icon and choose Create Shortcut.


Step 18. Right-click on TCI and choose "Create Shortcut". A dialog box will appear that says, "Windows can not create a shortcut here. Do you want Windows to place the shortcut on the desktop instead?" Click Yes. Close Dial-Up Networking.

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