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Downloading Internet Explorer 5


  • First go to
  • There is a link at the top of the page that says "Internet Explorer 5: Download It Now"- click this link.
  • Now click the blue "Download Now" button towards the middle of the screen, then click the "Next >>>" button on the right hand side of the next screen.
  • Now you will see a save file dialog box. It will be easiest if you click the "up one level" icon (a folder with an arrow on it) at the top of the box until "Desktop" appears in the text box next to it.
  • Wait a minute or two while the installer program downloads. When the download is complete, close your web browser and any other applications or windows that are open. You should see ie5setup on your desktop.


  • Double click on the ie5setup icon. You will need to read and accept the user license.
  • Then choose the default install and the default site. Internet Explorer will then begin downloading. Depending on the speed of your modem it could take over an hour to download.
  • After it completes click finish. The setup program will restart your computer.

Outlook Express

  • To setup Outlook Express to access your IO email, first run the program. It should be accessible from your Start menu under Programs.
  • When it starts, go to the Tools menu and select Accounts.
  • Click the Add button and select Mail from the menu that pops up.
  • Type a display name that will identify the account like "IO".
  • Enter your email address in the format ""- replace the word "username" with your username.
  • Select POP3 as the mail server type. The POP3 server is "" and the SMTP server is "".
  • Finally enter your username and password. Leave the "secure password authentication" box unchecked.
  • Click Finish. To retrieve your mail click Send and Receive in the menu bar.

Last revised August 6, 2000
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