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Chapter 20. Going Online with America On... > Connecting to Your Online Service - Pg. 187

Going Online with America Online and Other Services 187 Figure 20.1. Before you can use an online service, you must register. Connecting to Your Online Service After you have a local number to dial, you can log on to the service at any time and start using it. Select the online service from the Start, Programs menu or double-click its icon on the Windows desktop. Enter your screen name (username) and password and click the Dial, Connect, or Sign On button (or its equivalent), as shown in Figure 20.2. The service dials the local access number, connects you, and displays an opening screen that enables you to start using the service.