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        FAQ #2

 

Manually Configuring Dialup Networking.

Table of Contents:

  1. Making sure Dialup Networking is installed
  2. Configuring Dialup Networking
  3. Mail and DNS settings
  4. Installing Dialup Networking
  5. Local Access Numbers

Step 1.  Making sure Dialup Networking is installed.

  1. Click on the "Start" button.
  2. Click on the "Settings" button.
  3. Click on the "Control Panel" button.
  4. Double click on the "Network" Icon.

If you see Dialup Adapter and TCP/IP Listed then you have Dialup Networking installed and you may continue to Step 2.
If you do not see the Dialup Adapter please see "Installing Dialup Networking".

Step 2. Configuring Dialup Networking for use with DONet.

  1. Double click on "My Computer"
  2. Double click on "Dialup Networking"
  3. Double click on "Make new connection"
  4. It will ask for the name of the new connection, in this box enter "DONet" then select "Next"
  5. It will now ask for the Area code and Phone number, please see the bottom of this page for phone number information. Click "Next".
  6. Click "Finish".

Now you may double click the DONet Icon to connect to our service and you may use any web browser you choose.

Step 3. Mail & DNS Settings.

To setup your email client you will need to know the mail server settings.

POP3 Server: pop3.donet.com
SMTP Server: smtp.donet.com

Although not required, the DNS servers are as follows.

     Primary Nameserver: 64.56.119.67
Secondary Nameserver: 64.56.96.6


Installing Dialup Networking

Note: You will need you're windows 95/98 CD for these instructions.

  1. Click on the "Start" button.
  2. Click on the "Settings" button.
  3. Click on the "Control Panel" button.
  4. Double click on "Add/Remove Programs"
  5. Select the "Windows Setup" tab
  6. Select "Communications" and hit the "Details" button.
  7. Check "Dialup Networking".
  8. Click "OK" and "OK" again.
  9. Reboot windows
  10. Click on the "Start" button.
  11. Click on the "Settings" button.
  12. Click on the "Control Panel" button.
  13. Double click on "Network"

Make sure that  "Dialup Networking" and "TCP/IP" are both listed, if they are you may continue on to Step 2.



Click here to find a local access number for your area.