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Please Note: These
instructions are for users who
If you notice a
difference in setup windows, please take the general
DO NOT MAKE ANY OF THESE
- Step 1 - Dialup Networking -
Select Start and then Settings. Then click
on Network and Dial-up
2.) Double click on Make New Connection (see example below).
3.) In the Network Connection Wizard Welcome Page, click Next
4.) In the Network Connection Type window, select Dial-up to the
5.) In the Welcome to the Internet Connection Wizard window, select I want to set up my Internet connection manually, then click Next (see example below).
6.) In the Setting up your Internet connection window, select I
7.) In the window, Step 1 of 3: Internet account connection information, enter the following:
Area code: Leave blank
Towards the bottom of the window, click on the Advanced button (see example below).
8.) In the Advanced Connection Properties window, Connection
9.) In the Advanced Connection Properties window, Addresses screen,
At the bottom of the window, click OK.
10.) In the Internet Connection Wizard, Step 2 of 3: Internet
11.) In the Step 3 of 3: Configuring your computer window, Connection
14.) In the Internet E-mail Address screen, enter your
15.) In the E-mail Server Names, select POP3 for
the My incoming mail server,
16.) In the Internet Connection Wizard, Internet Mail
Logon window, enter your
17.) Setup for the Dial-up Networking is now complete. Click Finish.
18.) In the Network and Dial-Up Connection window, single right click on your CVC Internet icon and select Properties.
19.) In the Properties window, verify the Phone Number as being 850-3904. Click on the Configure button under the Connect using field.
20.) In the Modem Configurations screen, lower the modem speed from 115200 to 57600. Click OK to return to the Properties screen. Be sure the Initialization options are not marked.
21.) In the Properties screen, click on the Alternates button (located next to the Dial-up Number). At the bottom of the screen verify:
Click on the Add button to continue.
22.) In the Add Alternate Phone Number screen, enter the dial up number as 883-1186. Click OK to return to the Alternate Phone Number screen. Click OK to return to the Properties window.
23.) In the Properties screen, click on the Options tab. In the Options screen verify the following:
Under Dialing options make sure the following are marked:
Under Redialing options make sure the following are selected:
Click on the Networking tab to continue.
24.) In the Networking screen, under "Components checked are used by this connection" there should be a check mark by "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and "Client for Microsoft Networks". Click once on "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" to make it highlighted and click on Properties under the window.
25.) In the TCP/IP Properties screen, mark the following:
Click on the Advanced tab at the bottom of the screen to continue.
26.) In the Advanced screen, mark the following:
Click on DNS to continue.
27.) In the DNS screen, mark the following:
Click on WINS to continue.
28.) In the WINS screen mark the option "Enable LMHOSTS lookup".
Click OK to return to the "Internet Protocol" screen.
- Step 2 - Browser Configurations -
1.) On the desktop (computer's main screen), double-click on the My Computer icon.
2.) In the My Computer window, double click on the Control Panel icon.
3.) In the Control Panel window, double click the Internet icon.
4.) In the Internet Properties screen, select the General tab.
On the General tab screen, Home
Page section, Address box: enter http://www.cvc.net.
5.) At the top of the Internet Properties window, click on the Privacy tab. In the Privacy screen, click on the Advanced button.
6.) In the Advanced screen, select:
Click OK at the bottom of the Advanced screen. Click Apply at the bottom of the Privacy screen.
7.) Go to the top of the Internet Properties window, and click on the Connection tab.
8.) In the Connection screen, click on the bullet beside Always dial my default connection. To continue setup, click on the Settings button.
(sample screen below)
9.) In the Settings screen at the bottom of the screen, enter the following items:
(sample screen below)
To verify that your e-mail settings are properly set, please complete the following steps.
1. Open Outlook Express (you do not need to connect to the Internet - click "Work Offline" if your Connect To window appears). At the top of the Outlook Express window, click on the "Tools" menu and select "Accounts".
2. At the top of the Internet Accounts screen, click on the "Mail" tab. Click once on the mail account so it becomes highlighted, then click on the "Properties" button (right side of the screen, third button down).
3. In the Properties window, "General" screen, verify the following settings:
4. At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Servers" tab and verify the following settings:
5.) At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Connection" tab. In the Connection screen, make sure "Always connect to this account" using is selected and that "CVC Internet" is showing in the white field below.
6. At the top of the Properties window, click on the "Security" tab. In the Security screen, the only option that should be active, is the "Algorithm (3DES)".
7. At the top of the Properties
window, click on the "Advanced" tab. In the Advanced screen,
In the section "Server Timeouts", move the arrow to: Long 5 minutes
In the section "Sending", Do Not select the option "Break apart messages larger than".
In the section "Delivery", Do Not select the option "Leave a copy of messages on server".
8. At the bottom of the Properties window, click on the "Apply" button, then click on the "OK" button.
9. In the "Internet Accounts" window, click on the "Close" button.
10. In the "Outlook Express" main window, click on the "File" menu (located at the top of the Outlook Express window) and select "Close".
You're Finished! For more information on using e-mail or browsing the Internet, please refer to the "Help" menu located within the e-mail software program.
Internet Explorer's Cache
To keep Internet Explorer running at it's best, make sure to periodically clean the cache. The cache stores graphics of sites you browse on the Internet, so the next time you revisit the site it will load the page much faster. But after extensive browsing the cache will become plugged, causing problems with browsing.
Cleaning The Cache -
1.) Click Tools in the top left corner of Internet Explorer, select Internet Options.
2.) Click on Delete Files, another window will appear stating "All Temporary Files Will Be Deleted", click OK to continue.
3.) When the hour glass disappears, click OK again to return to Internet Explorer.
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