Windows 2000


Getting Started with Windows 2000 

  1. First, close all open windows. Then double-click on the 'My Computer' icon in the upper-left-hand corner of your desktop.

  2. Double-click on the 'Control Panel' icon inside the 'My Computer' window.

  3. Double-click on 'Networking and dial-up connections'.

  4. Double-click on 'Make a new connection'.

  5. There will be a blank field that ask you for your area code. Enter the correct area code for you area and then click on the 'OK' button.

  6. 'Phone and Modem Options' will pop-up.

  7. Select the area code that you entered in the last step by clicking on it and then click on 'Ok'.

  8. The 'Network Connection Wizard' should pop-up. Click on 'Ok' to continue.

  9. It should then ask you what type of connection you are going to make. Select option two, 'Dial-up to the Internet'. Then click on the 'next' button to continue.

  10. The Internet Connection Wizard should pop-up. Select option three on the list, 'I want to set up my Internet connection manually, or I want to connect through a local area network (LAN)'.

  11. Next, 'Setting up your Internet connection' should appear. Select option one on the list, 'I connect through a phone line and a modem', then click on 'next' to continue.

  12. Step 1 of 3: Internet account connection information.
    There will be a field for the area code and the telephone number. Fill these fields in with the correct number for you area (ex: +1 604 899-8995). Then click on 'next' to continue.

  13. Setup 2 of 3: Internet account logon information
    There will be two fields for your account information. First fill in your username, and append '' (no capitals, all one word; It should look like an email address, but it is not), then on the next field fill in your password. When you are finished click on the next button to continue.

  14. Step 3 of 3: Configuring your computer
     Fill in the blank field with Digital Rain Internet, then click 'next' to continue.

  15. Next it will ask questions regarding setting up your mail account. 'Set up your internet mail account?' should pop-up on your screen. Select yes to set up your Digital Rain E-mail account and click 'next' to continue.

  16. Click on 'Create a new Internet Mail Account' and click 'next' to continue.

  17. The Internet Connection Wizard will then ask for your real name. Enter in your name in the field that says Your Name (ex. John Doe), then click  'next' to continue.

  18. Enter your Digital Rain Internet account information. (ex. Then click 'next' to continue.

  19. Select the POP3 option in the combo box, then enter '' in the two fields 'Incoming mail server' and 'outgoing mail server'.

  20. Enter your username into the account name field, and your password into the password field. (Your mail username is the same as your dial-up information, unless otherwise requested)

  21. Click 'finish', and your set up is complete.

  22. The Dial-up Connection Manager should then pop-up. To connect to Digital Rain Internet immediately, click 'connect', and you should then connect to the internet! If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to call On Track, home of Digital Rain Internet, at (604) 988-7577.