Installing and configuring WinProxy
Now that you've added TCP/IP to your network, you're ready to install and configureWinProxy. Two configuration Wizards built into WinProxy will assist and guide youthrough this process, making the install quick and easy:The Install Wizardgets WinProxy up and running using the program's default communicationsconfigura tion. You'll be asked a few simple questions along the way and thenverifies your Internet connection. Once this process is complete-about 10 minutes-you'll be completely set up with a secure firewall in place.The Properties Wizardallows you to fine-tune settings within WinProxy, changing default configurationsto those that more aptly suit your needs. The Properties Wizard helps make this task easy and straightfor ward-as long as you've obtained the information listed in the box below. You'll be prompted during instal lation to enter that information, sohaving the answers handy smooths the entire process.
If you access the Internet through a standard Internet Service Provider (ISP) or if you're an AOL user who has non-AOL applications requiring mail and newsaccess, please obtain the following information from your ISP before running the Properties Wizard: (1) The name of the Dial-Up Networking connection used to connect to your ISP; (2) Your user name; (3) Your password.
Let's begin. The rest of this chapter guides you through the following steps.
Running the Install Wizard.
Running the Properties Wizard.
Configuring Internet Applications on All Your computers.When you've completed all four steps, WinProxy will be up and running on your network.
Installing the software is as simple as A, B, C:
1. Obtain the Software.
You can purchase WinProxy software in two ways: in retail storesor online.If you'd like to go the retail route, you can buy WinProxy on a CD-ROM at major officesupply and computer stores.To download the software, log onto our web site, www.WinProxy.com. Downloading givesyou the added opportunity to evaluate WinProxy for 30 days before purchase. Purchase can be made with a valid credit card either via a secure connection from our web site or bycalling Ositis Software directly at 888-946-7769.