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 Configuring Windows 98 for Chesapeake.Net

 The easiest way to configure  Windows 98 for the internet is to use the
"Internet Setup Wizard"


 What You'll Need

 If you purchased your computer with Windows 98  installed on it, or bought the full version of Windows 98, you already   have the Internet Setup Wizard.

 Using The Wizard To Set Up Your Account

     

  1.  Click on the "start" button, followed  by: programs, accessories, communications and then Internet  Connection  Wizard.
  2. The "Welcome to Internet Connection  Wizard" screen. Select "I want to setup my Internet  Connection manually or I  want to connect through a local area  network (LAN) ". Click on "next".
  3. The "Setting up your Internet  Connection" screen. Select "I connect through a phone line  and a modem ". Click on  "next".
  4. The "Step 1 of 3: Internet account  connection information" screen. Enter the local SMI modem number for your  area. The list of modem numbers can be found online and in your welcome packet. It is your responsibility to make   sure that it is a local phone call. Be sure to follow the correct login method. You must append "@chesapeake.net" after the ppp login name listed on your account setup information sheet.  Make sure "Dial using area  code and  country code" has a check mark. Click  "Next"
  5. The "Step 2 of 3: Internet Account Login  Information" screen. Enter your user name and password. Keep in  mind  that your user name and password must be exactly as they appear  on your account papers, including  capitalization and lower case.  Click "Next".
  6. The "Step 3 of 3: Configuring Your  Computer" screen. In "Connection name" type Southern  Maryland Internet or  SMI. Click "next"
  7. The "Set Up Internet Mail Account"  screen. If you wish to setup your Internet email now select  "Yes" and click  "Next". Otherwise select  "No" and skip to part 14 of this instruction sheet.
  8. The "Internet Mail Account" screen.  Select "Create a new Internet mail account". Click  "Next".
  9. The "Your name" screen. Enter your  name as you would like it to appear on your email messages. Click  "Next".
  10. The "Internet Email Address" screen.  Enter your email address exactly as it appears in your paper work  (case  sensitivity is important). Click "Next".
  11. The "Email Server Names" screen.  Select "POP3" for the "My Incoming Mail server is a:  " blank. Type  "mail.chesapeake.net" for the Incoming  Mail Server. Type "mail.chesapeake.net" for the Outgoing  Mail Server. Click  "Next".
  12. The "Internet Mail Logon" screen. The  first part of your email address should appear for the "Account  Name".  Enter your password in "password". Make sure  " remember password" is checked. Click "Next".
  13. The "Completing The Internet Connection  Wizard" screen. To connect to the Internet immediately check  the box  and click "finish". Otherwise make sure the box is  not checked and click "finish". The setup process is now   complete.

 Using Windows 98 To Dial Southern Maryland  Internet

     

  1.  Click on any shortcut to Internet Explorer. If  you have difficulty finding one do as follows: Click  "Start". Go to  Programs, Internet Explorer, and then click  on "Internet Explorer".
  2. A window should load up asking you to connect.   Hit "Connect". You may hear the modem dialing. Once   connected a web page should begin to load.
  3. When you wish to disconnect click on  "File" in Internet Explorer. Then click "close"  in Internet Explorer. You will  then be prompted to disconnect. Hit  "Disconnect"

 Please contact us at support@chesapeake.net if you require further information or  assistance with yourChesapeake.Net e-mail service, or call our Technical Support staff at 1-877-764-4638.

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