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  Configuring Mozilla 1.0.2:

To configure Mozilla 1.0.2, follow these steps:

On the Toolbar, click Edit and select Preferences from the menu.


Configuring the Home Page:

The Preferences window opens.

Double click Navigator to open its menu.

Home Page:

Location  =  This is the page that will open up when you launch Mozilla.  Enter the URL of the homepage you'd like to see when you launch Netscape. 


Clearing the History and Location Bar:

Highlight History.

Browsing History:

The history is a list of web pages you've visited.  You can delete the History by clicking Clear History.

Location Bar History:

This is commonly referred to as the Address Bar and contains a list of the Web addresses you've typed in the browser.  You can clear those here.


Deleting the Cookies:

Double click Privacy & Security to open its menu.

Highlight Cookies.

Enable cookies to suit your needs.  Please note that you will need cookies enabled to use our home page and web-mail features.  In fact, many sites require that you have cookies enabled (banks and credit unions, for example).  If cookies are disabled, you will not be able to access these sites.

To delete the cookies, click the Manage Stored Cookies button.


The Cookie Manager window appears.

To delete the cookies, highlight a cookie and click Remove Cookie.  To remove them all at once, click Remove All Cookies.

Click OK when finished.


Enabling Java and JavaScript:

Double click Advanced category to expand its menu.

Java is an important part of the Internet.  Many pages utilize Java; therefore, to enjoy all the Internet has to offer, you should enable Java.  Without Java, many pages won't function properly.  You should also enable XSLT.


Highlight Scripts & Plugins.

Enable JavaScript for:

JavaScript is a programming language that allows you to view and interact with certain Web pages.  Counters, interactive buttons, etc. are usually created in JavaScript.

Allow webpages to:

You can also stipulate which JavaScript functions you'll allow.


Clearing the Cache:

Highlight Cache.

All Internet sites you visit are stored on your computer for quicker access later or for viewing offline.  This includes images and text.  You clear them by clicking both Clear Memory Cache and Clear Disk Cache.

Note:  If you are having trouble surfing or can't surf at all, clearing the cache may solve this problem.


Setting The Proxy:

The most common reason to use a web proxy is:

Filtering:  Web sites are filtered to block pornographic content, violence, etc. from reaching your computer.  The proxy address is available from your ISP support center. 

To enable the proxy, follow these steps:

1. Highlight Proxies.
2. Mark the circle Manual proxy configuration.
3. The screen on the left shows settings for Filtering. 

If you don't know the address and port, contact your ISP's support center.

Click OK when finished.


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