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How do I setup my Internet and E-mail Account in Windows 95/98?

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

Dial -up Connection Setup

The screenshots in this section relate to Microsoft Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows 98.

  • Click on "Start" in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.

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  • Click on "Run". 

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  • Type "inetwiz" in the pop-up box and click "OK".
  • The Internet Connection Wizard should open. Select the first option, "Connect using my phone line". 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).Uncheck "Dial using the area code and country code" and click "Next".

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  • Fill in your username and your password provided by Maxitec. Note that the username and password are case-sensitive. The username is always in lower case. Click "Next"

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  • Type in the connection name of your choice, e.g. ("Maxitec, My Connection, Home, My Internet, etc. ...") Click "Next"
  • When it prompts you to set up your Internet mail account, select "Yes" and click "Next".
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  •  Type in your name and surname, or your company name (capital letters, or in lower case).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 lower case and click "Next".

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  • Select "POP3" as your incoming mail server type.
    Type the "Incoming and Outgoing" mail server names in lower case in the relevant spaces.
    When you're done, Click "Next".

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Now click "Finish".
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