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Contents:

Setting up Internet Explorer 5.x Browser and E-Mail
Internet Explorer 5.x Browser Set-up Instructions
Outlook Express 5.x E-Mail Set-up Instructions

 
Step #1... Click on the "Blue e" on your desktop to start Internet Explorer.

"Blue e"

Step #2... Go to the top "Menu Bar" and Click on "Tools"

Then click on "Internet Options"

Internet Options
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Step #3... This will bring up the "General Tab"

Make sure your Home Page is set to:

http://www.up-link.net/

General Tab
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Step #4... Click on the "Connections Tab"

Make sure it's settings are just like the sample on the right...

Then Click on the "Properties" button...

Connections
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Step #5... Make sure no "check boxes" are checked, and that your user-id and password are entered like the "jdoe" sample!

Then click "Advanced"

Settings
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Step #6... Click on the "Advanced" button...

Make it read "Try to connect 5 times", and "Wait 5 seconds between attempts.

Make sure NOTHING is checked.

Then Click "OK, and Click "OK" again...

Advanced
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Step #7... Click on the "Programs Tab"

The programs selected should match those in the sample on the right.

Also, MAKE SURE to Check the box that says "Internet Explorer should check to see if it is the default browser", as in the sample on the right.

Then click "OK"

Programs
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Step #1... Go to the "top menu bar" and click on "Tools"

You will see the "drop-down menu" like the screen shot to the right.

Click on "Options".

Tools/Options
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Step #2... You will be at the "General Tab"...

Make sure everything on your machine matches the screen shot to the right.

General Tab
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Step #3... Click on the "Read Tab"...

Make sure everything on your machine matches the screen shot to the right.

Read Tab
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Step #4... Click on the "Send Tab"...

Make sure everything on your machine matches the screen shot to the right.

Send Tab
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Step #5... Click on the "Connection Tab"...

Make sure everything on your machine matches the screen shot to the right.

Connection Tab
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Step #6... Click on the "Maintenance Tab"...

Make sure everything on your machine matches the screen shot to the right.

Then click on "OK" and close this "Options" window.

Maintenance
Tab
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Step #8... Go to the "top menu bar" and click on "Tools"

You will see the "drop-down menu" like the screen shot to the right.

Click on "Accounts".

Tools/Accounts
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Step #9... In the "Internet Accounts" window, click on the "Mail Tab" at the top of the window...

NOTE: If you do not have mail.up-link.net - but you do have something like up-link.net, or up-link, then highlight that listing.  Go to Step #10.

If you do not have anything that says "up-link" here, or if you want to ADD a NEW e-mail account, then go to Step #9a.

If you're not adding a new account, then go to Step #10.

Mail Tab
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Step #9a... ADD a NEW e-mail account...

Click Add... then Mail...then answer the questions that the "Wizard" asks you...  then go to Step #10.

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Step #10... E-mail Properties - "General Tab"

Fill in the Name section with your name or nickname.

You can fill in, or leave the Organization blank.

E-mail Address: put your e-mail address here.

Make sure that bottom box is checked!

Next, click on the "Servers Tab".

General Tab
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Step #11... E-mail Properties - "Servers Tab"

Where it says Incoming mail (POP3):
This should have mail.up-link.net in the box.

Where it says Outgoing mail (SMTP):
This one should also read mail.up-link.net

Where it says Incoming Mail Server Account name:
Type in your up-link login/user name.
(NOT your entire e-mail address.)

Where it says Password:
Type the Password that you use to dial in to get connected.

Where it says Outgoing Mail Server:
Leave the "My Server requires authentication" box, Unchecked

Finally click on the Connection tab.

Servers Tab
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Step #12... E-mail Properties - "Connection Tab"

Check Always connect to this account using

Select Up-Link Internet from the pull down menu.

Press OK (NOT Add), then the Close button.

Connection Tab
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Congratulations!!! You have successfully completed verifying your e-mail settings and/or setting up a e-mail account!

If you want to set up another e-mail account, please go back up to Step #9a above and repeat the steps listed.

 
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Last Updated: September 04, 2011

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