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Setting up Windows 98 (and Windows 95 with IE 4.01) for DigiComm Access

Go into Start/Programs/Internet Explorer/Connection Wizard.

Choose "I have an existing Internet Account through my phone line..."
Click Next

Choose "Select this options if you are accessing the Internet using an Internet service provider or a local area network (LAN)"
Click Next

Choose "Connect using a phone line."
Click Next

Make sure your modem is in the pull down box shown.
Click Next

Choose "Create a new dial-up connection."
Click Next

For "Telephone number:" enter 645-9199, only enter an area code if you need it for local calls to page.
Click Next

Type in your User name and password. Your user name is also called your login name in some documents. It is all lowercase.
Click Next

Select "No" on "Do you want to change the advanced settings for this connection?"
Click Next

For "Connection Name" put in "DigiComm"
Click Next

Choose "Yes" for "Do you want to set up an Internet mail account now?"
Click Next

Choose "Create a new Internet mail account" For display name, fill in your real name, for instance: John Doe
Click Next

Your email address is your username followed by @dcaccess.com, for instance: johnd@dcaccess.com
Click Next

Choose My incoming mail server is a "POP3" server. The Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server AND the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server are "mail.dcaccess.com"
Click Next

Choose "Log on using" and fill in your username (also called login name) in the "POP account name" box (this is all lowercase without the @dcaccess.com at the end, for instance 'johnd'. Put your password in the "Password" box.
Click Next

For the "Internet mail account name" leave mail.dcaccess.com there.
Click Next

Choose "Yes" for "Do you want to set up an Internet news account now?
Click Next

For "Display name" fill in your real name, for instance: John Doe
Click Next

Your email address is your username followed by @dcaccess.com, for instance: johnd@dcaccess.com
Click Next

The "News (NNTP) server" is "news.goodnet.com Do not check the box "My news server requires me to log on"
Click Next

Leave "news.goodnet.com" in the "Internet news account name" field.
Click Next

Choose "No" to "Do you want to set up your Internet directory service account.
Click Next

Click Finish.

Done!!! You are now ready to connect to DigiComm. Just double click on Internet Explorer to browse the web, and double click on Outlook Express to read your email. Please let us know if you have any questions or problems. Email help@dcaccess.com or call 645-9515 or 645-9435. Thanks for using DigiComm Access!!