Here is our Web Helpdesk section, containing setup documents,
upgrade instructions, and answers to several common questions.
If you are a Texas.Net customer, you may already know about the
great online support these pages provide. If you have not yet
signed up for Texas.Net service, you can get an online glimpse of
our award winning tech support.
If you wish to contact our Technical Support department, you can
either try our online E-mail
form or look in our Contact
Info section for phone numbers in your area.
These are common server, login name, and port settings that can be
used in your mail, news, web, and IRC programs. If you need
dial-in number, we have them all listed on our
Contact Info page.
Changing Your Dialup Number
Texas.Net has added a lot of new lines lately, and some of them have
brand new dialup phone numbers. Here are instructions on how to change
your dialup number in Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, and Macintosh.
A listing of all our dialup numbers can be found on our
Contact Info page.
Windows 98/95 Dialup
As the name implies, here's our information on connecting Windows 98/95
to the Internet. These are the same documents that we use in our Start-up
Kits, so if you've recently installed Windows 98/95 or are getting ready
to, these documents should be just what you need.
Windows NT 4.0 Dialup
These instructions will help you set up Windows NT 4.0 to dial up
and use your Texas.Net connection. You will need your Windows NT
installation CD to install the Remote Access Server and the Networking
protocols necessary for your connection.
Macintosh Dialup Setup
With all the changes going on to the MacOS these days, it can be hard
to keep track of everything. Should you use OpenTransport or MacTCP?
Should you use ConfigPPP or FreePPP? Here, we provide instructions to
install and configure the correct software for your Macintosh.
Other Operating Systems Setup
Here you'll find instructions for other operating systems such as Windows 3.x,
Windows NT 3.51, and Linux. Our technical support staff can offer only the
most limited support on these operating systems, but we are confident you
will find this information useful in getting connnected to Texas.Net.
Here you can download popular internet software, absolutely free. We have
included setup instructions, so you can be browsing the net and using email
in a matter of minutes.
These are the setup instructions for the most popular email programs in
use today, including Microsoft Outlook Express, Netscape Messenger, and
Usenet News Setup
All Texas.Net accounts include a free account with
Giganews. Here are instructions
on setting up several news reading programs, so in a matter of a few
minutes you can be enjoying this premiere Usenet news service.
Web Page Setup
The web is the reason most new users want to get on the Internet. Find out
how to set up your own personal web page and learn about some of the
features that are available for Texas.Net customers.
Here are some references to assist you in getting the best performance
possible from your modem and your Texas.Net connection. Included are
links to information and upgrades for several popular modem brands.
Frequently Asked Questions
This is a list of commonly asked (and answered) questions that our
Technical Support department receives daily. Many of these questions
have simple answers that are easily understood.
If you can't find the answers you're looking for here or you have a
suggestion for something that needs to be added to this documentation,
please feel free to send a message to our
Technical Support staff.