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guides:connecting_windows_3.1_to_the_internet [2020-12-17 01:39]
omolini [Using the Internet with legacy web browsers today]
guides:connecting_windows_3.1_to_the_internet [2021-04-11 06:47] (current)
omolini [Install Netscape]
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   * After a while, the window should go away and now you're connected to the Internet.   * After a while, the window should go away and now you're connected to the Internet.
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 +===== Tips & Tricks =====
 +If you would like to change the number you dial, you can rename the 1.sh script to <your number>​.sh
  
 ===== Install Netscape ===== ===== Install Netscape =====
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   * If you'd like to access archived websites directly from your browser by typing in the URL, you can use ProtoWeb as a proxy server, which serves archived websites from the 90's. The [[http://​www.protoweb.org|ProtoWeb Proxy Server]] is straightforward to setup in many web browsers, and will allow you access to websites circa 1995-2000. ​   * If you'd like to access archived websites directly from your browser by typing in the URL, you can use ProtoWeb as a proxy server, which serves archived websites from the 90's. The [[http://​www.protoweb.org|ProtoWeb Proxy Server]] is straightforward to setup in many web browsers, and will allow you access to websites circa 1995-2000. ​
  
-==== Notes ==== +==== Warning ​==== 
-  * Disable ​Javascript in Netscape Navigator. Javascript ​will cause all sorts of pop-up errors on modern websites to the point where it could make the whole web browser unusable.+  * Old web browsers are vulnerable to today'​s hacks and depending on the website(s) visited, may allow malicious software on the computer. Proceed at your caution. 
 +  * If you plan on visiting websites that are live today, you may consider disabling ​Javascript in the web browser settingsIf Javascript ​is enabled, it may cause all sorts of pop-up errors ​to show up on modern websites to the point where it could make the whole web browser unusable.
 ===== Frequently Asked Questions ===== ===== Frequently Asked Questions =====
   * **After waiting a while the connection stops working**   * **After waiting a while the connection stops working**
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 +Some classic 90's websites can be accessed through the use of [[http://​www.protoweb.org|ProtoWeb]],​ the 90's Internet Service Provider.
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