Frequently Asked Questions about Web Browsers
Browsers - Netscape Navigator P.E. for Windows 3.1

How do I change the access number to connect to Comcation?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the Locations tab.  Enter the access number you wish to dial to connect to Comcation.  Click OK.

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How do I make the Netscape browser open automatically after I connect?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the General tab.  Click the box "Automatically start Netscape Navigator".  Click OK.

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How do I make the connection window automatically minimize?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the General tab.  Click the box "Minimize connect-time window". Click OK.

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How do I disable call waiting?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the Locations tab.  Click the box and enter the number to disable call waiting (usually *70 for tone and 1170 for pulse) in the fields "disable call waiting with:"  Click OK.

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What if I need to dial a number to get an outside line?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the Locations tab.  In the field "For an outside line access, dial:" enter the number needed to access an outside line.  Click OK.

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How come the dialer won't save my password?

Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the General tab.  Make sure the box "Manually log in each time" is not selected.

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I can get ComCAT's homepage fine, but I can't get any other web sites?

Check that the address of the site you are trying is correct. If the web site you are trying is a very popular one, try another web site (very popular web sites could be experiencing heavy traffic)

Try disconnecting and rebooting your computer, then reconnecting. If this still doesn't help, Double-click the Comcation dialer icon, click the properties button and select the Service Provider tab.  Verify the Primary and Secondary
DNS and Domain Name is correct.  Make changes as needed.  Click OK.

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How do I empty out all of my previously viewed web page images, etc.
(cache)?

Click on Options / Network Preferences in your toolbar at the top of
your browser window. Click on the Cache tab at the top of this new
window. The button Clear Disk Cache Now will empty all cache
stored on your hard drive. If you click the Clear Memory Cache Now
button, any cache since Netscape has been opened will be cleared.

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I don't have any icons at the top of my browser. How do I put them there?
How do I make them smaller/bigger?

Click on Options / General Preferences in your toolbar at the top of
your browser window. Click on the Appearance tab at the top of this
new window. The top section is labeled Toolbars. Clicking on the
radio button for the option Pictures will give you small icons on your
toolbar, clicking on Text will give you a toolbar with text labels, no
icons. Clicking on Pictures and Text will give you large icons on your
toolbar with Text labels below each icon.

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How do I change the default homepage that appears when I start Netscape?

Click on Options / General Preferences in your toolbar at the top of
your browser window. Click on the Appearance tab at the top of this
new window. The middle section, labeled Startup, contains the line
Browser starts with Blank page or Home Page Location. You want to
have Home Page Location selected and in the box below it, type the
new address of the web site that you want to be your new home page.

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How do I remove Web Sites that are in my Bookmarks that I no longer
want?

Click on Bookmarks / Go to Bookmarks in your toolbar at the top of
your browser window.
A new window will open displaying a list of all of your web sites that
are bookmarked. Selecting any of them by clicking on it once will
highlight it. Simply hit the Delete key on your keyboard to remove
this web site from your list of Bookmarks.

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