Specific Setup Information Macintosh OS 8

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Specific Setup Information Macintosh OS 8

  1. 1. Specific Setup Information Macintosh OS 8 I. Configuring the PPP Connection Turn the computer, monitor, and modem (if external) on. Double Click on the Hard Disk icon. Locate the Internet folder and double click it. You will see a window similar to Figure 1. Figure 3. The Internet Setup Assistant Introduction screen. Figure 1. The Internet folder. Click on the arrow pointing to the right at the bottom right corner of the window. Double Click on the Internet Setup Assistant icon. You will see screen in Figure 4. You will see a screen similar to Figure 2. Figure 4. The Internet Setup Assistant Internet Configuration screen. Figure 2. The Internet Setup Assistant. Select “Add Internet Configuration” Click on the Update button. Click on the right arrow. You will see a screen similar to Figure 3. You will see the screen in Figure 5 on page 2. Page 1 – Specific Setup Information – Macintosh OS 8 4-2-98
  2. 2. Click on the right arrow. You will see the screen in Figure 7. Figure 5. The Name and Connection Type screen. Type a name for the connection such as Library in the text box. Figure 7. The Configuration Information screen. At the question, “How will you be connecting to In the first box type the main phone number for the Internet?” select Modem. the library’s modem pool. If you have call wait- Click on the right arrow. ing, you can disable it by entering *70 before the phone number. You will see the screen in Figure 6. In the second box type your login/username in all lower-case letters (and numbers if any). You may enter your password in the third box or leave it blank if you want to enter your password each time you connect. Click on the right arrow. You will see the screen in Figure 8. Figure 6. The Modem Settings screen. Highlight your modem type in the scrolling list. (It may already be selected for you automatically.) Make sure that the correct port is selected (usually the Modem Port). Select Tone or Pulse (rotary) depending on your type of phone line service. Figure 8. The IP Addreess screen. Page 2 – Specific Setup Information – Macintosh OS 8 4-2-98
  3. 3. Make sure No is selected. You will see the screen in Figure 11. Click on the right arrow. You will see the screen in Figure 9. Figure 11. The E-mail Account and Host Computer screen. Leave this screen blank, too, unless you have e-mail account settings from another service provider. Figure 9. The Domain Name Servers screen. Click on the right arrow. Type the Primary DNS, Secondary DNS, and Domain Name listed on General Setup Information You will see the screen in Figure 12. handout. Click on the right arrow. You will see the screen in Figure 10. Figure 12. The Internet Setup Assistant Newsgroup Host Computer screen. Leave this screen blank unless you have access to newsgroups with another service provider. Figure 10. The E-mail Address and Password screen. Click on the right arrow. Leave this screen blank, unless you have e-mail You will see the screen in Figure 13 on page 4. account settings from another service provider. Remove the check mark from the “Connect when Click on the right arrow. finished” box by clicking on it. Page 3 – Specific Setup Information – Macintosh OS 8 4-2-98
  4. 4. Click on the Connect button. If the library’s modem answers your modem’s call, you will see the screen in Figure 15. Otherwise you will see a message indicating all of the library’s modems are busy. If there’s a problem with your modem or phone line, you may see a No Dial Tone message. In this case you will need to refer to “If you are unable to connect” section of General Setup Information. Figure 13. The Internet Setup Assistant Conclusion screen. Click on the Go Ahead button. 2. Connecting Open the Apple Menu by clicking once on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen. Open the PPP control panel: pull the mouse down to Control Panels, then right and down to click once on the PPP control panel.You will see the screen in Figure 14. Figure 15. A successful connection. 3. After You Are Connected You are ready to start your Web browser software by double clicking on the Netscape or Internet Explorer icon (usually located in the Internet folder on your hard drive). The browser will login to its default startup page. Please read the “If you are able to connect” section of the General Setup Information handout. Also be sure to read step 4 below about disconnecting. 4. To Disconnect To quit, close your browser software, e.g., File, then Exit. Click on the Connected to Library... window. Click on the Disconnect button. Figure 14. The PPP Connection Screen. Page 4 – Specific Setup Information – Macintosh OS 8 4-2-98

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