About Dial-up Connections
Click here to find specific instructions on setting up dial-up connections using your operating system.

Use of the Internet can open up your system to receiving viruses and other harmful files. We STRONGLY recommend using virus scanning/cleaning software such as Norton Anti-Virus or McAfee. We also recommend turning on the "auto update" feature so that your computer is at it's most current level of protection. You may also utilize a firewall, if you wish. However, improperly set up firewalls can prevent you from accessing Ripco. For assistance with firewalls, please consult your software provider. Ripco does do some filtering at our mail servers, but can not guarantee we will catch all viruses or unwanted mail.

Ripco DOES NOT control pop-up screens that may appear when you are using your Internet browser software. There are products available to control pop-ups. At this time Ripco does not offer this type of software directly.

Getting Connected to Ripco
Before you begin, be sure you have the following pieces of information handy:

We'll mention this again under instructions for each operating system, but please remember when you type in your login name to connect to Ripco, it will need to be preceded by a capital P. This does not apply to Unix shell accounts. So if your login name is joe, you would type in Pjoe.

We strongly recommend that you attempt this set-up during regular business hours, so our staff will be able to assist you without delay. If you would like to arrange an after hours phone support session to assist you in this process, please call M-F 9A-5P to set it up. We'll be happy to accomodate you if at all possible, at no extra charge.
Click here to find specific instructions on setting up dial-up connections using your operating system.