If you do not
understand the steps listed below, just click on the step you
are on for a full color screen shot.
your Control Panel: Click your Start button, choose
'Settings' and then select 'Control Panel.
inside your Control Panel, find the 'Internet Options' icon
and open it by double-clicking the icon.
will now see the 'Internet Options' window. The first
thing you need to do is set your homepage to Savy2k, so in the
box labeled 'Address', erase whatever is there and fill in the
following: http://www.savy2k.net .
Then press the 'Apply'
will be many different tabs on the top of the 'Internet
Options' window, choose the 'Connections' tab and press the
you will see the Internet Connection Wizard window with 3
options. Make sure the option 'I want to set up my
internet connection manually, or I want to connect through a
local area network' is selected by clicking on the radio
button next to it (this will put a black dot inside of the
circle) and click the 'Next' button.
NOTE: This window may not have the 'I want to set up my
internet connection manually' option, it may have a different
set of options. If this is the case, then choose the
second option from the top and then click the 'Next' button.
Depending on your
version of Windows and Internet Explorer, you may come across
a different window right here. If you do, respond to it
the best you can and hit the 'Next' button, then
continue to the next step.
next window will ask 'How do you connect to the internet?'.
Make sure 'I connect through a phone line and a modem' is
selected and click the 'Next' button.
you need to put your dial-up number in the 'telephone number'
field. This is provided to you at time of account setup,
and differs according to your location. Entering a
number not local to your area can result in long distance
charges on your phone bill, so please make sure the number is
the local area number we provided you with. Press the
'Next' button when the information is filled in.
will now see 2 white boxes, one for your username and one for
your password. This is for the username and password
that you set up with us on the phone. Enter your Savy2k
username in the username box, and enter your password in the
password box. Be very careful when entering your
password, as you will only see ***** when you type it in.
Press the 'Next' button when the information is filled in.
next window will ask you for a connection name. We
recommend calling this 'Savy2k' with your city name next
to it, for example: If you live in Hanford, we would
recommend calling the connection 'Savy2k Hanford'. Press
the 'Next' button when the information is filled in.
You are now done
with the Dial-Up portion. The next portion will cover
using the wizard to set up your Outlook Express email.
you would now like to configure Outlook Express to send and
receive your Savy2k email, choose 'Yes' when it asks you,
"Do you want to set up an Internet Mail account
now?" and click the 'Next' button.
This screen may or may not be next for you. If you do
not have this option then please skip to the following step).
Choose 'Create a new Internet Mail' account and click the
will now ask you for a Display Name. Fill in your name
here as you would like it to show to people receiving mail
from you. For example, if you put "John Smith"
in this box, when you send email to anybody they will see it
as being from a "John Smith". This is how
people know who their email is from. Fill this in
accordingly and press the 'Next' button.
you need to fill in your email address. Your email
address is your email@example.com . For example, if
your username is 'johndoe123' then your Email address
would be ' firstname.lastname@example.org ' . Press the
'Next' button when the information is filled in.
will now see 2 boxes, 1 for 'Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or
HTTP) server' and one for 'Outgoing Mail (SMTP) server'.
For the Incoming Mail box, enter the following:
the Outgoing Mail box, enter the following:
sure 'My incoming mail server is a _____ server' is set to
please double check to make sure the incoming and outgoing
mail server information is entered correctly. One small
mistake will prevent you from being able to send or receive
your email properly. When that information is all
correct, please press the 'Next' button.
next screen needs your username and password again, so please
enter it just as you did for the previous portion of the
Wizard. If your email address is 'email@example.com'
then your username is 'johndoe'. Press 'Next' when the
information is correctly entered.
You have now configured your computer to not only dial and
connect to Savy2k, but also to send and receive your Savy2k
email. You should now see a window with a check-box to
choose if you would like to connect to the internet
immediately, and a 'Finish' button. If you would like to
connect to the Internet immediately, make sure there is a
check mark in the box by clicking on it, and then press the
'Finish' button. If you would not like to connect
immediately, make sure there is no check mark in the box and
press the 'Finish' button.
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