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Internet System Preferences:  for Macintosh OS X 10.2  (Jaguar)

Links:  .Mac tab | iDisk tab | Email tab | Web tab |

 

Internet System Preferences: OS X 10.2 Jaguar

The Internet System Preferences control E-mail, Newsgroup, and Web settings for the entire computer.

Some browsers (e.g., Safari, Opera, Camino) rely upon these settings for some of their own settings.
Other browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer) can be affected by changes made to the Internet settings.
Most e-mail programs (e.g., Mail, Entourage, Eudora) can be affected by changes made here as well.

You can establish default settings for the following items, which will affect most programs on your computer:

1) E-mail
        -Default E-mail program
        -E-mail address
        -Mail Server settings
2) Web
        -Default Browser program
        -Default Start Page
3) News
        -Default Newsgroup reader

To access the Internet System Preferences, follow these steps:

On the toolbar, click Apple, then System Preferences.

Then, in the System Preferences, click the Internet icon .

The first tab is the iTools tab.

 

Mac tab:

This screen is not shown here.  .Mac is a pay service offered by Macintosh. 

If you are having problems with your iTools, iDisk, or .mac e-mail address, contact Apple for help.

 

iDisk tab:

This screen is not shown here.  iDisk is a pay service offered by Macintosh. 

If you are having problems with your iTools, iDisk, or .mac e-mail address, contact Apple for help.

 

Email tab:

Default Email Reader  =  choose which e-mail program will be your default.

Email Address  =  enter your e-mail address.

Incoming Mail Server = follows this format: mail.ispname.com. Replace the ispname.com with your ISP's info.

Account Type = POP.

Account ID  =  this should contain the username of your e-mail address (everything before @ispname.com (or .net). ).

Outgoing Mail Server = mail.ispname.com. Replace the ispname.com with your ISP's info.

 

Web tab:

Default Web Browser = Select which browser will be your default web browser.

Home Page = This is the first page to come up when you open your browser.

 

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