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Internet Connection Wizard

Configuring Dial-up Networking using the Wizard:

  1. Select connect using phone line.
  2. Enter your local access number, then click next.
  3. Enter your user name and password where prompted. Click next.
  4. When asked, Select that you do want to change the advanced settings. Click next.
  5. Make sure PPP (Point to Point Protocol) is selected. Click next.
  6. On the next screen select "I don't need to type anything when logging on." Click Next.
  7. On the following screen it will ask about your IP. Select "My Internet Service Provider Automatically Assigns me One." Click Next.



  8. The Next Screen will ask you about your DNS Server Addresses, click always use the following and enter "204.145.147.12" as your DNS and "204.145.147.16" as your alternate server.
  9. Enter a name for your dial-up connection, such as NetGate, or something to that affect. Next it will ask you if you wish to set up your E-mail account (using Outlook Express), if you wish to configure that now, click here, otherwise select no and click next. You may also configure your news server, otherwise select no and click next again.
  10. Next it will ask you if you wish to set up your E-mail account (using Outlook Express), if you wish to configure that now, click here, otherwise select no and click next. You may also configure your news server, otherwise select no and click next again.
  11. When asked if you wish to configure your "Internet Directory Service" select no and click next.
  12. You're now finished with the wizard, click the finish button.

Try Connecting:

  1. Double-click the "My Computer" icon, and then the "Dial-up Networking" icon.
  2. Double click the new connection document (NetGate icon) you just configured. Make sure your user name and password are correct.
  3. Click "Connect"

Tip: For your convenience we recommend adding a NetGate Internet shortcut to your desktop. To create the shortcut, right click on the NetGate icon inside the Dial-Up Networking folder and select "create shortcut". A dialog will be displayed explaining that the shortcut cannot be saved here and asking you if you would like to save it on the Desktop. Answer "Yes" and a shortcut will be created on your desktop. Now try using the shortcut to connect.

Configuring your Mail

  1. If it detects an existing mail account it will ask you if you wish to import it, otherwise you will need to create a new mail account. Click next.
  2. Enter your name exactly how you want it to appear to the recipients. Click next.
  3. Enter your NetGate e-mail address (ex. sales@netgate.net), click next.



  4. Make sure POP3 server is selected, then enter the address of your POP server, if you're unsure what the address of your server is, contact support.
  5. Enter the address of your SMTP (simple mail transfer protocol) server. (Note: You must be connected to the Internet through NetGate to use our SMTP server). Click next.
  6. Enter your pop account name and password. (If your E-mail address was support@netgate.net then your pop account name would be support). Click next.
  7. When it asks to enter the "Friendly Name" enter what ever name you deem appropriate for this setup. Click Next.
  8. Click "Yes" to configure your news setup, then click next.
  9. It should by default enter your E-mail address if you already set up your E-mail account, if its correct, click next.



  10. Enter "news.netgate.net" as the News (NNTP) server. Click next.
  11. Enter a name for your news connection. Click next. Click here to return to the Internet Connection Wizard Setup.