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Mac OS 8.6 and Above (Existing Software)

 

Please follow these instructions if you have an iMac, iBook, G3/G4 system or, are running Macintosh OS 8.6 or above.

  1. Clear your desktop.

  2. Double click on the hard drive icon in the upper right of the screen.

  3. Find a folder called 'Assistants'. Double click on it to open the folder.

  4. Double click on 'Internet Setup Assistant' icon.

  5. The program then asks "Do you want to set up your computer to use the Internet?" Click: Yes.

  6. "Do you already have an internet account?" Click: Yes.

  7. Page #1 In the lower right you will see an arrow: >. Click the right arrow (>).

  8. Page #2 In the box, enter: I-Land Internet Services. Then it asks, "How will you connect to the Internet?", click the modem button then click the right arrow(>).

  9. Page #3 To select your modem, click and hold down the bar.
    To select your modem port, click and hold down the appropriate bar.
    Choose touch tone or pulse (rotary) by clicking the proper button.
    Click the right arrow (>).

  10. Page #4 First box: Enter your local modem access number. See page 2 of this users guide for these numbers.
    Second box
    : Enter your user name. For example: jdoe
    Third box
    : Enter your password. For example: 1234abcd
    Click the right arrow (>).Page #5 Click NO then the right arrow (>).

  11. Page #6 Click NO then the right arrow (>).

  12. Page #7 First box: When asked for DNS #, enter: 205.242.230.2
    Second box
    : When asked for domain name, enter iland.net
    Click the right arrow (>).

  13. Page #8 First box: When asked for your e-mail address, enter (your user name)@iland.net. For example: jdoe@iland.net
    Second box
    : When asked for your e-mail password, enter your password.
    For example: 1234abcd
    Click the right arrow (>).

  14. Page #9 First box: When asked for your e-mail account, enter (your user name)@mail.iland.net. For example: jdoe@mail.iland.net
    Second box
    : When asked for email host, enter mail.iland.net
    Click the right arrow (>).

  15. Page #10 When asked for NNTP, enter news.iland.net
    Click the right arrow (>).

  16. Page #11 Click NO then click the right arrow (>).

  17. Page #12 You are finished! Click Go Ahead.