How to enable compatibility view in Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer 2. Click on Tools and then Compatibility View Settings 3. Enter in connectnc.com in the Add This Website box 5. Click Add...

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Create Shortcut to Website on Desktop

In Internet Explorer: Click on File Click on Send Click on Shortcut to desktop When promted if you want to place shortcut on your desktop click yes

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Internet Explorer Stops Responding When Trying To Open A PDF Document

If you are able to open the PDF in other browsers follow the steps below:   A. Close your web browser. B. Start Acrobat or Adobe Reader. C. Choose Edit > Preferences. D. Select Internet in the list on the left. E. Uncheck “Display PDF in Browser”, and click OK. F. Restart Internet explorer

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How Do I Configure My Computer For Dial Up Connection

Please note we only provide technical support for computers running services using Windows XP, Vista and 7. Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows XP Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Network and Internet Connections. Click Create a connection to the network at your office. In the Location Information dialog box, enter the appropriate information. Click OK, and then click OK to close the Phone and Modem Options dialog box and start the New Connection wizard. In the New Connection Wizard, click Dial-up connection, and then click Next. Type a name for the network to which you are connecting (such as “My Office Network”), and then click Next. Type the phone number for the network to which you are connecting, including, if necessary, the area code and “1” prefix. Specify whether you want this connection to be available for anyone’s use, meaning for any user on this computer, or for your use only, meaning only for the user who is now logged on. Specify whether you want a shortcut to the connection on your desktop. Click Finish. Windows Vista From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click Connect To. In the Connect to a network dialog box, click Set up a connection or network. In the Connect to a network dialog box, click Set up a dial-up connection. In the Set up a dial-up connection dialog box, enter the appropriate information, and then click Connect. Windows 7 Click Start Click on Computer Click on Network and Internet Click on Network and Sharing Center Once you are in the Network and Sharing Center, click on the Set up a new connection or network option Click on connect to the internet Click on the Dial Up option Enter the appropriate information provided by your ISP Click...

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Please keep your passwords private!

There are individuals who may send email to you, asking for your account password, or asking you to login to a web site to change your password. These people are posing as technical support people in an attempt to get your account password from you. Once they have your account password, they login to webmail and use your address to send out thousands of “spam” messages across the Internet. There are a few steps you can take to make sure your account isn’t “hijacked” to use for spamming (sending junk email). First, and most important, never give your password to anyone who is requesting it by email. Don’t login to any web site to change your password or enter your current password on the request of anyone by email. If we feel your account has been compromised we’ll change your password for you. We’ll never email to ask you to do it. You can read more about this kind of activity, called “phishing,” by going to the following URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing Second, please make sure your password is strong enough to prevent someone from guessing it. If your username and password are the same, you’re a potential target for account hijacking. Your password should contain upper and lower case letters, numbers and some other character(s), such as symbols or punctuation. Here are a few examples of good and bad passwords. GOOD passwords ————– M9ADu%3wQ! (good) NtiL@e_D5o1sig (even better – more characters) BAD passwords ————- 1234 (one of the most commonly used and easily guessed passwords) spaniel (a word in the dictionary) Please check your password here: http://tinyurl.com/safe-passwords If your password strength is not rated “strong” or “best,” it should be changed immediately! If you have ANY reason to believe that someone has guessed your password, please change it immediately. Your ConnectNC Account Manager:...

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Password Policy

User Password Policy For your protection, we require you to create passwords with a combination of alpha (mixed upper and lower case), numeric and special characters. Passwords comprised entirely of common words in the dictionary, numbers only, names or identical to your ConnectNC userid are not acceptable. New accounts with insecure passwords will be disabled until the insecure password is changed. Bad Passwords: Pinehurst captainkirk secret 121212 Good Passwords: 975P’nhursT 3F4Ub$fx X_Sec2r3t! Remember, if your password is identified by someone else, your Internet access account can be used to deface a web site or engage in other malicious activity. This isn’t only for your protection, it’s to protect our entire network! To create a secure password, you can use this strong password generator plugin for Firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/135/ You can also generate strong passwords online at...

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