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guides:connecting_windows_3.1_to_the_internet [2019-08-22 17:58]
omolini [Frequently Asked Questions]
guides:connecting_windows_3.1_to_the_internet [2019-11-19 00:20] (current)
omolini [Using the Internet with legacy web browsers today]
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-====== ​Connecting ​Windows 3.1 to the Internet ======+====== ​Connect ​Windows 3.1 to the Internet ​using Virtual Modem ======
 This step-by-step guide will show you how to get a Windows 3.1 computer connected to the Internet using Virtual Modem and PPP. If you have not already, please follow the [[Guides:​Virtual Modem|instructions how to set up Virtual Modem]]. Make sure the serial cable is connected to the Raspberry and the vmodem.sh script is running on it before attempting this part of the guide. This step-by-step guide will show you how to get a Windows 3.1 computer connected to the Internet using Virtual Modem and PPP. If you have not already, please follow the [[Guides:​Virtual Modem|instructions how to set up Virtual Modem]]. Make sure the serial cable is connected to the Raspberry and the vmodem.sh script is running on it before attempting this part of the guide.
  
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 Please make sure you have [[Virtual Modem|VModem]] set up and running first before attempting the following steps! Please make sure you have [[Virtual Modem|VModem]] set up and running first before attempting the following steps!
  
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-==== A work in progress! ==== 
-I am currently in the process of writing this guide. At it's current state the tutorial is in **BETA**. This message will be updated as I continue to work on this tutorial series. 
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 ==== Using the Internet with legacy web browsers today ==== ==== Using the Internet with legacy web browsers today ====
  
-Not many websites ​work with older web browsers. So I went ahead and compiled a list of websites that work. I also made a easily-accessible gateway website to access archived copies of a selection of great websites that you can browse with your retro machine. ​+You should now be able to access the Internet. However, ​many modern ​websites ​will require modern security and will refuse to communicate ​with older web browsers. So I went ahead and compiled a list of websites that work.  
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 +I also made a easily-accessible gateway website to access archived copies of a selection of great websites that you can browse with your retro machine. ​
  
   * [[guides:​List of compatible websites|Click here to see the list of websites]] that will work with legacy web browsers!   * [[guides:​List of compatible websites|Click here to see the list of websites]] that will work with legacy web browsers!
 +  * If you'd like to access archived websites directly from your browser by typing in the URL, you can set up a proxy server that can serve archived websites. The [[guides:​Web Archive Proxy|Steptail Wayback Proxy Server]] (wayback.steptail.com:​8080) is a straightforward setup in many web browsers, and will allow you access to websites circa 1996-1998. [[guides:​Web Archive Proxy|See the how-to on setting up a the wayback proxy server on your web browser]]
   * [[http://​wayback.steptail.com|Click here to access the gateway website]], or type in the URL "​wayback.steptail.com"​ using any legacy web browser!   * [[http://​wayback.steptail.com|Click here to access the gateway website]], or type in the URL "​wayback.steptail.com"​ using any legacy web browser!
  
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 +Questions? Comments? [[:Contact Information|Contact Me!]]
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guides/connecting_windows_3.1_to_the_internet.1566496689.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019-08-22 17:58 by omolini