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  Setting up Internet Explorer 3.0 in Windows 95
 
Step 1
When starting the Connection Wizard you should see a screen similar to the one below. Click Next> to begin setup.

 
Step 2
Select the option labeled Manual.

 
Step 3
Another Welcome screen, Click Next> to continue.

 
Step 4
Select the option Connect using my Phone Line.  Click Next> to continue to the next step.

 
Step 5
Select Yes to the question "Do you want to use Windows Messaging to Send and Internet mail?"

 
Step 6
If you don't have all the files needed to use the internet Windows may ask you for your Windows 95 CD-ROM which came with your computer.

 
Step 7
This screen will ask you the name of your Internet Service Provider.  In the box provided type in 99main as shown below.

 
Step 8
You will need a dial-up access number in order to fill out the next portion of the setup please choose an access number that is closest to you.
 
814-9999 Bridgeport
419-9999 Cornwall
826-9999 Danbury
374-9999 Deep River
372-9999 Hartford
815-9999 New Haven
818-9999 Norwalk
382-9999 Putnam
414-9999 Southington
373-9999 Norwich
817-9999 Stamford
387-9999 Torrington
819-9999 Waterbury

 
Step 9
In this box you will need to verify your Area Code and also enter the access number you selected for your area.  Once you are finished click the Next> button.

 
Step 10
In this box you will need to put in your User/Login name and password in the corresponding boxes.  For example, if your E-mail address is bob@99main.com then your User/Login name would be bob.Your password is the same that you chose when you first signed up with 99main.It is important that both your user name and password are in lower case letters and that there are no spaces contained in them.
If you need assistance with your password please check the starter info packet that you received after you signed up.  If you still have questions you can contact us at the office at (860) 823-6227 or Toll free at 1-888-858-9990.

 
Step 11
99main automatically assigns you an IP address when you connect to us.  Make sure My Internet Service Provider automatically assigns me one is selected.  Click Next> to continue.

 
Step 12
DNS servers are important for a web browser.  DNS enables a web browser to find internet sites in a specify place even though there are millions of computers online.  The DNS server is 208.28.184.15 the Alternate DNS is 208.28.184.16 you can see how it is entered in the example below.

 
Step 13
On this screen it will ask to enter your full E-mail address and server name.    This is your Login name with an @99main.com on the end (i.e.: bob@99main.com).  It is also important that your entire address is in lower case and contains no spaces.  The mail server name is mail.99main.com

 
Step 14
Congratulations! you're done! Complete the setup by clicking the Finish button.

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