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How do I setup my Internet and E-mail Account in Windows 2000 Pro?

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Posted: 12 Dec, 2006
by: Admin A.
Updated: 12 Dec, 2006
by: Admin A.

The screenshots supplied in this section all relate to Microsoft Windows 2000.

  • Click on "Start" in the bottom left hand corner of the screen. Move to "Settings" and Click on "Network and Dial-Up Connections".

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  • Double left-click on "Make new Connection".

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  • Click "Next" on the Network Connection Wizard.

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  • Select the second option ("Dial-up to the Internet") and click "Next".

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  • Select the third option ("I want to set up my Internet connection manually or I want to connect through a local area network (LAN)") and click "Next".

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  • Select the first option ("I connect through a phone line and a modem") and click "Next".

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  • Type in the Internet Dial-Up number provided by Maxitec. 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 Dial-Up 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"

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  • Fill in your username and your password. Note that the username and password are case-sensitive. The username is always in lowercase, Click "Next"

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  • Type in the connection name of your choice, e.g. ("Maxitec, My Connection, Home, etc..."). Click "Next".

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  • It will then ask you “Do you want to set up an Internet mail account now?”, select "Yes"
    Click "Next"

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  • Type in your name and surname, or your company name (capital letters, or in lowercase).
    When someone receives an e-mail from you, this name will appear in the 'From' section of the e-mail. Click "Next"

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  • Type in your e-mail address in lowercase and click "Next".

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  • Select "POP3" as your incoming mail server type. Type the "Incoming and Outgoing" mail server names in lowercase in the relevant spaces. Click "Next"

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  • Fill in your username your password. Note that the username and password are case-sensitive. Selecting "Remember password" is optional. Do not check "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)." Click "Next"

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  • Click "Finish"
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