Setting Up Your Dial-up Connection 1. Go to Start (bottom left-hand corner of the desktop), select Control Panel, Network and Internet, and Network and Sharing Center. 2. Click on Set up a connection or network. 3. You will be asked to choose a connection option. Click on Set up a dial-up connection. 4. A list of modems will appear. Choose the modem you want to connect with (if no modems appear, you either do not have a modem on your computer or your modem is not installed properly - please correct the modem issue before proceeding with dial-up configuration). 5. You will be asked to type in the information for Web-Access Internet. Type in the following information in the appropriate fields: o Dial-up phone number: Enter 636-2000 for Coleman County, 646-7595 for Brown County or users with a 254 area code. o User name: Enter your Web-Access Internet username (in lowercase, do not add @web-access.net). o Password: Enter your Web-Access password (in lowercase characters) o Connection name: Enter Web-Access 6. Click Connect. Your computer should now connect to Web-Access Internet. 7. Once successfully connected, click on Browse the Internet now. Your default browser will launch. 8. To connect in the future, go to Start and select Connect to. Your list of connections will show up. Choose Web-Access Internet and click Connect. Configuring Internet Explorer - Web Browser Once you've established an Internet connection, you can configure Internet Explorer to browse the Internet. 1. To start Internet Explorer, click on the Start button (bottom left-hand corner of the desktop) and select Internet Explorer. If Internet Explorer is already open, please skip instruction 1 and refer to step 2. 2. At the top of the Internet Explorer window, click on the Tools button, and then click Internet Options. 3. At the top of the Internet Options screen, click on the General tab. 4. In the General screen, Home Page section, Address field enter http://www.web-access.net (lowercase, no spaces. 5. At the bottom of the Internet Options screen, click OK to save your changes. 6. To refresh the software program, click on the File menu (at the top of the Internet Explorer window) and select Close. 7. You are now ready to re-open Internet Explorer and browse the Internet.
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