to Online Today. These notes will help you to get started to use the Internet on your computer.
is a vast network of computers connected together by phone lines. Once
you get connected to our computers at ONT Headquarters, you will have an
open gateway to the Internet computers around the world for information,
business, shopping, entertainment and much more.
Before we get started please use this sheet to keep a record of some
important information you will need to get connected to the Internet.
I) YOUR INFORMATION
You have 2 pieces of information to start with, your username and your password.
Your E-mail address is going to be your: "username"@ont.com
INTERNET CONNECTION SET-UP
First go to the "My Computer" icon, double-click it and
look for the "Control Panel" icon, then double-click on it.
In "Control Panel", double-click on the " Dial-up Networking
" icon. Double-click on the "Make new Connection" icon.
Type ONT for the name of the new connection(the computer you are dialing),
make sure your modem is selected, and click Next.
Type in the ONT phone number: 214-446-9411 for Dallas and Collin Counties
and 817-259-9411 for Fort Worth and Tarrant Counties (NOTE: Make
sure the "Area Code" field is blank. You must enter all 10 digits
in the "Telephone Number" field to make connection). Click
Next. When making a new connection, if the Dial-Up Adapter is not installed,
it will prompt you to install it at this point. Click OK if it does
It will then prompt you that "You have successfully created a new Dial-Up
Networking connection called: ONT ". Click Finish
In the Dial-up Network window click with your right-mouse-button on
the ONT icon and select Properties. Remove the check mark from 'Use
area code and Dialing Properties.
Click OK. That's it!
Go to the Dial-up Networking window, click and drag the ONT connection
icon to your desktop and click yes to "create a shortcut". Now just
double-click on the ONT icon. Type your username and password and you
are ready to go surf the Internet!!!
If you have any problems call our 24-Hour Tech Support
972-386-9906 / 817-858-5511
ONT General Information
We do not use DNS numbers in our settings
If your account allows you to have a home page on the Internet, call us at (972) 386-9906 or (817) 858-5511 to receive your Internet address and set up your space on our server.
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