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Installing SnowCrest Internet Tools for Macintosh

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System Requirements:
Macintosh with System 7.1 or higher
MacTCP control panel version 2.0.6 or Open Transport 1.1
2400 baud modem (28.8 recommended)
8 Megabytes of built-in RAM (16 MB recommended)
15 Megabytes of free hard disk space

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How do I know what System I have?
Go to the Apple menu and select "About This Macintosh...". The System version
number and the amount of built-in memory(RAM) will be displayed on the window.
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MacTCP
The MacTCP control panel is required to connect to the Internet. It is a commercial program; therefore we do not include it on our disks. MacTCP comes with System 7.5. If your computer is not running System 7.5 or higher you will either need to upgrade to System 7.5, or obtain it from another source. Apple charges $60 for MacTCP seperately, or you can buy the book "Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh" (ISBN 1-56830-064-6), which retails for $30. If you have purchased the Internet Starter Kit you can install MacTCP by following these steps:
1. Insert the Internet Starter Kit diskette.
2. Double-click on the "Installer" icon.
3. Click the "Continue" button.
4. Click on "Custom".
5. Click on "MacTCP Only".
6. Click the "Install" button.

Open Transport
PowerMac computers with number 7100 or higher come with Open Transport. Version 1.1 or higher is required (in place of MacTCP) to get onto the Internet through a dialup connection. If you have a PowerMac with System 7.5.2 your computer came with an older version of Open Transport and you will need to upgrade to System 7.5.3. This can be done with Apple's System 7.5 Update 2.0. You can also call your local Apple dealer for more information.


Section 1 - Installing the Software

1. Restart your Mac with Extensions off (hold down the shift key while it's rebooting until you see the desktop).
2. Insert the Disk labelled "SnowCrest Internet Tools" Disk 1.
3. Double-click the "SnowCrest Internet Tools" icon.
4. The ReadMe text for how to use the installer program will be displayed. Click "Continue".
5. Drag the "Full Install" icon and drop it into the icon of your hard disk on the right.
6. When prompted, insert the disks as appripriate.
7. When the installation is finished, click the "Quit" button.
8. The installation for the Internet Explorer will autamatically start.
9. You will be displayed a license agreement; if you accept, click the appropriate button.
10. Click the "Select Folder" button.
11. A window will open up. Click the "Desktop" button, click on "Internet" on the left, then click the "Select" button.
12. Click the "Install" button.
13. When the installation is finished, click the "Quit" button.
14. Now close the Internet Explorer 2.1 Folder and open the Internet folder on your desktop.
15. Double-click the "Microsoft IMN Installer" icon.
16. You will be displayed a licence agreement, if you accept, click the appropriate button.
17. Click the "Select Folder" button.
18. A window will open up. Click the "Desktop" button, click on "Internet" on the left, then click the "Select" button.
19. Click the "Install" button.
20. During installation you will be displayed a message. Click the "Yes" button.
21. When the installation is finished, click the "Quit" button.
22. Close the Microsoft Applications window.
23. Double-click the "Fetch 3.0.1 Installer" icon.
24. Click the "Continue" button.
25. Click "Install", and click "Install" again.
26. When the installation is finished, close the Fetch 3.0.1 Folder.
27. Double-click the "Stuffit Expander 4.0.1 Install" icon in the Internet folder.
28. Click the "Continue" button, and click the next "Continue" button.
29. Click "Install".
30. A window will open up. Click on "Internet" on the left, click "Open", then click "Install".
31. When the installation is finished, click "OK", then close the Stuffit Expander 4.0.1 Folder.
32. Now Double-click the "Install FreePPP 2.5v2" icon.
33. Click "Install", and click "Install" again.
34. Click "Continue" to quit any open applications (including the Finder).
35. When the installation is finished, click the "Restart" button (you do not need to hold down shift this time).
36. As soon as your computer is finished booting, several temporary files will be deleted.


Section 2 - Configuring FreePPP

1. Look in the upper right corner of your screen. You should see a phone menu icon between the time and the question mark.
a. If you do, click on the phone menu and select "Open FreePPP Setup".
b. If you do not, open your hard disk and look for a folder called "Internet Applications".
- Find the "FreePPP Setup" icon and drag it into the Internet folder.
- Then open the Internet folder and double-click the "FreePPP Setup" icon.
2. Click the "Modem Setup" button in the lower left corner of the window.
3. Where it says "Port:" make sure that the correct port is selected for your modem.
4. Then click the "OK" button.
5. In the middle of the FreePPP Setup window, click on the "Accounts" tab, then click "Edit".

6. Where it says "Phone number:" type: ___________________________

7. Where it says "User name:" type: ______________________________ (this is your account name)

8. Where it says "Password:" type: _______________________________
9. Click on the "Connection" tab.
10. For "Port Speed" select one of the following: 2400, 19200(for a 14.4), 38400(for a 28.8), or 57600(for a 33.6).
11. Flow Control should say "CTR & RTS (DTR)".
12. Now click the "OK" button.
13. Go to the "File" menu and select "Quit".

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At this point make sure your modem is connected to the computer and is turned on. Make sure that you have a phone line connected to the jack in the modem marked "Line". If you have an internal modem you will have two phone jacks in the back of your computer.
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Section 3 - Connecting to and Disconnecting from the Internet

1. Before you will be able to do web browsing, email, or newsgroups, you will need to connect to the Internet.
2. This can be done in one of the following ways:
a. Go to the FreePPP (phone) menu and pull down to "Open PPP Connection".
b. Go to the FreePPP menu and pull down to "Open FreePPP Setup", and click "Connect".
c. Double-click the "FreePPP Setup" icon in either Internet Applications or your Internet folder, and click "Connect".
3. When you are done using the Internet you will need to disconnect to free up your phone line and one of SnowCrest's modems.
4. This can be done in one of the following ways:
a. Go to the FreePPP (phone) menu and pull down to "Close PPP Connection".
b. Go to the FreePPP menu and pull down to "Open FreePPP Setup", and click "Disconnect".
c. Double-click the "FreePPP Setup" icon in either Internet Applications or your Internet folder, and click "Disconnect".

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You are finished installing the SnowCrest Internet Tools! Please read the file "Read Me" in the Internet folder for instructions on configuring and using each of the Internet program

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