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Setting up a dial up connection for Windows 95/98
Setting up a Dial-up connection for Windows 95/98
Step 1: Click on Start in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen and then click on Run.
Step 2: Type in "inetwiz" in the pop-up box and then click OK.
Step 3: This should open the Internet Connection Wizard
Select the option "Connect using my phone line" and then click Next.
Step 4: Type in the closest POP number, including the area code in the telephone number section.
If you need to dial a zero (0), or any other number, to access an outside line (e.g. dialing through a switchboard), then the 0 (or the other number that you need to dial) must be in front of the area code, followed by the POP number. i.e.: 0, code, number (0,0212345678).
Select South Africa in "Country/Region name and code".
Uncheck "Use area code and dialing rules" and click Next.
Step 5: Fill in your username and your password. Note that the username and password are case sensitive.
The username is always in lowercase.
Step 6: Type in the connection name of your choice, e.g. (RSAWeb, My Connection, Home Connection, etc...). Click Next.
Step 7: Where it prompts you to set up your Internet mail account, select Yes and click Next.
Step 8: Type in your name and surname, or your company name (upper- or lowercase).
When someone receives an e-mail from you, this name will appear in the 'From' field of the e-mail.
Step 9: In lowercase, type your e-mail address and then click Next.
Step 10: Select POP3 as your incoming mail server type.
Type the "Incoming and Outgoing" mail server names in lowercase in the relevant spaces.
Click here to select your mail server names.
Step 11: Fill in your username your password.
Note that the username and password are case-sensitive and that selecting "Remember password" is optional.
Do not check "Log on using Secure Password Authentication".
Step 12: You have now successfully completed the Internet Connection Wizard.
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