Internet Setup Instructions for Windows XP

There are several places to start your Internet Setup, all of them should get you to the same place, the General Screen!

       On your desktop you should find an icon called Internet Explorer, if not, click on START then
        Internet Explorer, this is normally a letter "
e" icon.
        Double click the icon. This should open Internet Explorer or start a setup wizard.
        If Internet Explorer opens then Click on the Tools Selection from the Menu Bar,
        then click on Internet Options.


On the General Screen, just type
www.heartoftn.net and click on the Apply Button in the bottom right corner.
This will setup the Home Page on start up.

Now select the Connections Tab near the center at the top.

On the Connections Screen you may see a list of connections that were used for older setups. This would be a good time to remove them. Then select the Setup Button near the right.
This will start the setup wizard.

Click Next on the first two screens.

On the third screen select the second option SET UP MY CONNECTION MANUALLY.
Then
Click Next

On the forth screen, it is already selected to Connect using a dial-up modem.
Just
Click Next again.

On the fifth screen enter the ISP Name:
HOT or any name you wish to reference this connection and Click Next.

On the sixth screen Enter the phone number from the Selection List below:  DO NOT USE AN AREA CODE!
 

This is a complete list of our dial-up numbers. Keep in mind that the ultimate deciding
 factor in determining if a dial-up number is A local call for you is your local calling plan.
 If you have any questions, please call your local telephone company.
Click on the state you wish to dial in from:


Enter your username.
Your username must end with "@heartoftn.net", ie:
yourusername@heartoftn.net
This should be the same as your primary Email Address.

Enter your password.
Confirm your Password.
Everything on this screen must be in lowercase (small letters).
Click Next.

Click Finish
You have finished setting up your dial-up connection!
 

Setup Outlook Express email program:
Click on START, then select Outlook Express. You may have to click on All Programs first.

If you are prompted for Make this email program the default email client, Click Yes.

If you are not prompted for a Display Name then click on TOOLS and then ACCOUNTS.
Remove any old email accounts and then
Click on Add, Then Click on Mail.

Display Name:
Enter a name you wish others to see when you send the an email message. It can be your real name, nick name or email address. Upper case and spaces may be used here. (Click_Here_for_a_Picture)
Click Next.

Enter your email address. It should look something like this: yourusername@heartoftn.net(Click_Here_for_a_Picture)
Click Next.

E-mail server names should be entered as a
POP-3 Server:
Incoming and outgoing Servers have the same name.
Enter:  
mail.heartoftn.net  for both of them. (Click_Here_for_a_Picture)
Click Next.

Your Account name should already be in place.
Enter your password. Save Password is optional. (Click_Here_for_a_Picture)

You are done. You have configured your Dialup Networking, Internet Explorer Browser and Outlook Express Mail Program.
Opening either your Internet Explorer or Outlook Express should open your Dialup Networking and allow you to connect to the Heart Of Tennessee Internet. After closing both the Internet Explorer and Outlook Express, the Dialup Networking should disconnect and hang up your phone line.
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Click Finish.

Note: Spelling is critical. If in Doubt, always use lowercase letters!
If you encounter any problems, Please call the Heart Of Tennessee Network for additional assistance.


Heart Of Tennessee Network, LLC
 3235 Windsor Green Drive
 Murfreesboro TN 37129
 Phone: (615) 895-7737
 Fax: 890-6555

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