Mac OS 9 Internet Setup

Using the Internet Setup Assistant

1. From the Desktop, double click on the Hard Drive icon.

2. From the Hard Drive, double click on the Assistants folder to open up this folder. **If you don't see the Assistants folder, click here.

3. In the Assistants window, double click on the Internet Setup Assistant icon.

4. At the prompt, "Would you like to setup your computer to use the Internet?" click Yes.

5. At the prompt, "Do you already have an Internet account?" click Yes.

6. At the Introduction, click the right arrow to continue.

7. Type SoCalFree for the connection name field. At "How will you be connecting to the Internet?" click on the Modem radio button. Then click the right arrow to continue.


8. At the prompt, "Which modem are you using?" select your modem from the drop down menu. Select the port from which your modem is installed to from the drop down menu at "Which port is the modem connected to?" Click the Tone radio button at "Does your phone line use tone or pulse?" Click the right arrow to continue.



9. In the top field type the number of the SoCalFree.net dialup number you use. Type your SoCalFree.net username in the middle field. Your username should be entered exactly as it was when you created the account. In the bottom field, type in the password for your account. Click on the right arrow to continue.

10. At the prompt, "Does your ISP require that you use PPP Connect Script?" click the No radio button. Click on the right arrow to continue.



11. Click the No radio button for "Is there an IP address for this configuration?" Click on the right arrow to continue.


12. In the area labeled, "What is the DNS address for this configuration?" leave it blank. In the field labeled, "What is the Domain Name?" make sure that is empty also. Click on the right arrow to continue.



13. In the first field, type in your e-mail address or leave this blank. In the bottom field, type in your email password or leave this blank also. Click on the right arrow to continue.

14. If you use a POP server, enter its information. Otherwise, leave these fields blank. Click on the right arrow to continue.


15. If you have access to an NNTP server, enter the information here, or leave this blank. Click on the right arrow to continue.

16. Select the No radio button for the prompt, "Do you use proxy servers for Internet connections?" Click on the right arrow to continue.



17. Make sure the box, "Connect when finished" is unchecked. Click the Go Ahead button to finish the Internet Setup Assistant and save your new settings.