AOL - access without their software

  User-6D9C7ECD-6DDA-4B14-9C396D58713D0EC1 10:05 05 Apr 2004
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In a post yesterday i think, somone said you could access the net with AOL BB without starting up their browser/software?? If so, how is this possible?

Thought it might be usefull for online gaming, no superfluous connections!!

  Hax 14:10 05 Apr 2004

Apparently - according to an acquaintance - there is a dialler included in the new AOL software [v.9]due out about now.

  Stonechatz 14:50 05 Apr 2004

... by going to Network Places - double-clicking the AOL BB modem (BT Voyager USB, or Globespan - whatever is your make and model) - then a dialog box shd appear - type in username@aol.com (username = your user name, of course), and fill-in the password in the other box beneath.... it shd work OK ... if not, try the AOL BroadBand NewsGroups.

  sam 15:07 05 Apr 2004

simply click internet explorer icon
set default connection to what ever your broadband isp is.fill in username and password
and away you go.
sam

Cheers guys.....helpfull as always

Duncan

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