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Dialup Update - Mac OS X

This tutorial will show you how to update your dialup access number and your username, according to your operating system.

AS OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2007, EARTHNET WILL BE USING THE FULL EARTHNET EMAIL ADDRESS FOR THE USERNAME.

For example, if your username used to be joe123 on your dialup screen,
you will have to use joe123@earthnet.net from now on.

YOUR PASSWORD WILL NOT CHANGE.

Also, you will need to update your dialup access phone number.

New numbers can be found here.

You are welcome to use ANY of these numbers. Of course, you should use a local phone number, so as not to pay for a long distance call.

Mac OS X

1 - Before you make the change, find out what your new dialup number is and make a note of it.

You are welcome to use ANY of these numbers. Of course, you should use a local phone number, so as not to pay for a long distance call.

2 - Click on the Apple Menu and choose System Preferences...

3 - Click the Network icon located in the Internet & Network section:

4 - The following window should open:

Leave Location set to Automatic.

Under the Show drop-down box, choose Internal Modem (or Modem port in OS 10.3)

4 - Click on the PPP tab:

Add @earthnet.net to your username in the Account Name box.

Replace the existing dialup number with the new one you found during step 1.

If you had an alternate number, please replace it with a new one as well.

6 - Click on the Apply Now button to save your changes:

You can now close out of the Network window, and be ready to connect.

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