Windows XP PPPoE


HuronTel Windows XP Internet Configuration Guide-PPPoE


  1. Close all program windows and start from the desktop.  Click on Start, All Programs, Accessories, Communications, New Connection Wizard.

  2. Click on NEXT.

  3. Select the first option, “Connect to the Internet” and click on NEXT.

  4. Select the second option, “Setup my connection manually” and click on NEXT.

  5. Select the second option, “Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password” and click


  6. For the ISP Name, type HuronTel High Speed into the box and click on NEXT.

  7. Enter your user name and password in the appropriate boxes, and click on NEXT.

    USERNAME:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    If you would like to bypass the protection provided by our firewall, you may need to precede your username with “ip/” Example: ip/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This can be changed at any time.

    PASSWORD:  ___________________

  8. Put a check mark in the box marked, “Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop.”

  9. Click on FINISH.

  10. Open Outlook Express.  It can normally be found on the start menu or under “All Programs”.

  11. If you are asked for a Display name, go straight to step 12.  Otherwise, click on the Tools menu and select Accounts. Click on the Add button on the right and select Mail.

  12. For your display name, enter your real name as you would like it to appear in the FROM box in messages you send such as John Smith or ABC Company, and click NEXT.

  13. Enter your e-mail address when prompted. Make sure you use all lower case letters (CAPS lock off). Click on NEXT when you are finished entering your e-mail address.

    YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS IS: _________________

  14. Now, make sure your mail server type is POP3, and then enter your incoming and outgoing mail server names, including the separating periods. Click NEXT when you are complete.


                                Incoming Mail Server (POP3):         


                                Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):    


  1. On the Internet Mail Logon screen, enter your POP account information including username and password (the same as up in step 7 above) and click on NEXT.

  2. Once you click on FINISH, you are ready to connect to the Internet.  Double click on the Internet Explorer icon to begin.

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