Windows XP Users

Welcome to Online Today.  These notes will help you to get started to use the Internet on your computer. The Internet is a vast network of computers connected together by phone lines. Once you get connected to our computers at ONT Headquarters, you will have an open gateway to the Internet computers around the world for information, business, shopping, entertainment and much more.

Before we get started please use this sheet to keep a record of some important information you will need to get connected to the Internet.


First write your "username" and password, your "username" also will be part of your E-mail address.



Your E-mail address is going to be your: "username"
Write down your E-mail address now:

Your E-mail is:

(your username)

If your account allows you to have a home page on the Internet, call us at (972) 386-9906 or (817) 858-5511 to receive your Internet address and set up your space on our server.


To make a new connection with Windows XP, you would click on the Start button, click on Control Panel, and then double click Network Connections , and then click Create a New Connection in the left pane to continue.

Click Next

Select Connect to the Internet. click Next.

Click Set up my connection Manually, click Next, click Connect using a Dial Up modem, and then click Next.

Type the name ONT for this connection, and then click Next.

Type the Online Today phone number: 214-446-9411 for Dallas and Collin Counties, 817-259-9411 for Fort Worth and Tarrant Counties.
Click Next.

In the next screen, type the logon information that you provided to Online Today to access our service.
Username: Type the username (in lower-case letters) that you setup with Online Today then click tab.
Password: Type the password (in lower-case letters) that you setup with Online Today. Confirm password.

Uncheck “Turn on Internet Connection Firewall”. Click Next.

Check “Add a shortcut to my desktop”. Click Finish to end the setup process. You’re Done!!!


If you have any problems call our 24-Hour Tech Support at
972-386-9906 / 817-858-5511


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