Instructions for Running Netscape
What do I need to run Netscape Navigator?
You must have a direct Internet connection such as Chebucto PLUS
before you can use Netscape. The ability to send and receive e-mail
does not necessarily mean you can run Netscape. There are three
requirements for Netscape Navigator 1.1:
1. A direct Ethernet connection to the net, or a dialup
SLIP or PPP account from an Internet service provider.
2. TCP/IP stack
3. Netscape Navigator software
You can get a direct connection to the Internet through a service
provider in your area. You will need to get a SLIP or a PPP account
from an Internet provider (for a dialup account) such as Chebucto
PLUS. CCN Classic (Lynx text) cannot use Netscape or any other
When you have full Internet connectivity, you need to have a TCP/IP
stack, dialer, and WINSOCK.DLL file.
Cannot Find WINSOCK.DLL
If you get the error message "Cannot find WINSOCK.DLL" when running
Netscape Navigator that means your computer is looking for the WINSOCK.DLL
file, which is part of a winsock package (also includes dialer,
A winsock package makes it so that your PC can talk TCP/IP, which is
necessary for Netscape to run. See the "Running Netscape" section for
details on running the Netscape Navigator, and the "Obtaining a Winsock
Package" section for suggestions on obtaining a winsock package.
Obtaining a Winsock Package
You can get the shareware winsock package, which is called Trumpet
Winsock (v2.0) through the PDA under Windows 3.1 Browser Software.
Other winsock packages which we have tested without problems are:
FTP Software's PC/TCP
Microsoft WFW (Wolverine)
Put the winsock in its own directory, for example, C:\WINSOCK,
and include the directory in your DOS PATH statement.
Enter Windows, create a group in the Program Manager for all files
with your winsock program.
Please be sure that the Netscape directory is in your path located
in your autoexec.bat file. You may need to add:
PATH=C:\(name of the directory where netscape is located)
After making this change, save the file and reboot your
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