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neilxu Sep 29, 2003 06:25 PM
How to connect to Internet in Mac OS 8.5
I got a Power Mac 5500 with an ethernet port. OS is Mac OS 8.5 and BeOS 4.5.

The apartment where I am living has ethernet port. But once you get a new computer, first time you want to connect Internet, you have to visit the university's homepage. It's called Networking Registration.

My problem is: on BeOS 4.5, NetPositive does not support JavaScript. So I cannot finish the registration.

On Mac OS 8.5, I don't know how to do? It should be ethernet and DHCP but always fails.

any idea? thanks
 
neilxu Sep 29, 2003 07:26 PM
The configuration is correct. The problem is IE 4.0. It sucks.

try netscape 4.8 and everything is OK.
 
ryaxnb Sep 30, 2003 11:39 AM
Okay. And tip.
Try to get Mozilla 1.0 for BeOS somehow. It's a fully capable browser (including JavaScript of course.)
 
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