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6/16/2024 9:23:20 PM

How to connect to the internet
using the Internet Connection Wizard
(Windows 95/98/Me/2000)

The Internet Connection Wizard will fully configure: If you are using Windows XP, view the following document instead:
     How to connect to Network Tallahassee using the New Connection Wizard

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Network Tallahassee (NTI) no longer offers dial-up service as of 2018-07-12. Please see for our DSL and other connectivity options.

Any documents on this Network Tallahassee Technical Support site relating to dial-up service may be removed at any time, however they may remain as historical references to those obtaining dial-up service elsewhere.

Internet Connection Wizard (Windows 95/98/Me/2000)

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  1. Click on the Start button, then Settings, then Control Panel.
  2. Double-click on the Internet Options icon.
  3. Optional: Set the Home Page address (URL) to any website you'd like (e.g.: Internet Properties: General
  4. Click on the Connections tab and click on the Setup... button. Internet Properties: Connections
  5. Internet Connection Wizard: Welcome
    Select I want to set up my internet connection manually... ICW: Welcome
  6. Setting up your Internet Connection
    Select I connect through a phoneline and a modem ICW: Setting up your internetconnection
  7. Internet account connection information
    In the Area code and Telephone number text boxes, type in your local dial-up number. ICW: Internet account connection info
  8. Internet account (dial-up) logon information
    Username: (determined when you signed up for service)--This is normally the part before the @ symbol in your email address.
    Password: (determined when you signed up for service) ICW: Internet account login information
  9. Configuring your computer
    Connection Name: NetTally ICW: Configuring your computer
  10. Set Up Your Internet Mail Account
    This window may or may not appear depending on how your computer is configured.
    If you want to set up the Microsoft Outlook Express email program (recommended), choose Yes.
    If you choose No to setting up Outlook Express, skip the next step below. ICW: Set Up Your Internet Mail Account
  11. Internet Mail Account
    This window may or may not appear, depending on whether or not you already have accounts configured in Outlook Express. If you're setting up a new mail profile, click select Create new internet mail account.
    After clicking on Next, click on this link and skip to step 5 on that page:
    Setting up Outlook Express for your email account ICW: Internet Mail Account
  12. Completing the Internet Connection Wizard
    Click Finish. ICW: Completing the ICW

You're finished! If you open up Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, or virtually any other internet-related software, they'll automatically connect you to the internet if you're not already online.