Chapter 1
User Profile Configuration

User Profile is created to enable more than one user to share one computer or one copy of Netscape communicator. For a single user, separate user profiles can be created to handle mails from Sabah.Net and TMnet or Jaring. This Chapter will show you how to set up user profile.

For Microsoft Windows XP users:

Step 1: From the ‘start’ menu, go to ‘All Programs’, ‘Netscape 6, choose ‘Profile Manager’ as shown in the following (please click on the image to get a larger view):

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Step 2: In the ‘Profile Manager’ window, click on the ‘Create Profile’ button to create a new user profile.

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Step 3: You will be prompted to create a new profile to differentiate users with desired names.  You may put your name as a profile name.  Click on ‘Next’.

If you have received a confirmation on your Sabah.Net account activation from Sabah Net Sdn. Bhd. Or Unit Kemajuan IT (KIT),  key in the details as given in the letter.  For example, if a Government user called Ahmad Zulkifri received a letter from the UST with the following details:


Login name: Ahmad.Zulkifri

Password: eg9999

Email Address:

Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:

Incoming mail server:

Key in the details as needed in the next steps

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Step 4: Change the profile name that you prefer. In the case of multiple users sharing the same terminal, it is suggested that the respective user name to be used as the profile name for his or her respective profile.

Step 5:  To start the Netscape profile, choose your profile and press “Start Netscape 6” button. Click “Activate”.

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Step 6:  The following screen prompt you to activate free existing Netscape User.  You may choose to fill in the details for Screen Name & Password and click “Activate”.  If you are not an existing member, click for new member. Click “Activate”.

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Step 7:  If you do not wish to activate, click “Cancel” Or you may click “Cancel” to quit screen. Click “OK”.

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Step 8:  Netscape browser will appear when a Netscape profile is opened. 

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Step 9: At the browser, click on the envelope icon at the lower left side of the screen as highlighted in the above diagram. You can also go to the menu on the browser, click on Edit”,  “Prefference”, “Mail & News Groups”. Select your account as “ISP or email provider”.  Click “Next”.

Step 10:  Ensure your correct entry at ‘Your name:’ dan ‘Email address’ following the details given in your Sabah.Net account confirmation letter . Click “Next”.

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Step 11:  Make sure that your ‘Mail server type’ is set to POP3.  Key-in ‘Server Name:’ These details should be the same as Login Name as given by Sabah.Net. Then put in the ‘Server Name’. In the example, is your Server Name.  Next, set your Outgoing Server (SMTP) as:  When finish, click ‘Next

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Step 12: The next page will prompt for “User Name”. In this example, User Name is: ‘Ahmad.Zulkifri’.  Key in your details accordingly.


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Step 13:  You can put your preffered name.

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Step 14:  Click “Next” will result the details you have just keyed-in. Click “Finish” to end this session.

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Step 15:  Upon completing this task, it will promt you for password.  Type in your password as given.

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Step 16:  You have just completed creating a new email profile.

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Chapter 2
 Browsing the State Wide Web (SWW)

The purpose of this chapter is to provide you with the necessary skill that required in browsing the State Wide Web (SWW) using the Netscape Navigator.

2.1 About the Netscape Navigator browser window

The Navigator browser window displays a homepage, the page you see each time you start Navigator. Navigator is preset to display the Netscape homepage. However, you can change this to your own preference. The default home page for Sabah.Net users is at In the following example, the starting page has been set to To do this, refer to section 2.11, Setting The Default Page.



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2.2 What is URL?

Like an address, the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) tells Navigator where to find the page. The URL for the Sabah.Net main page is and Intranet URL is


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4.3 Switching to Navigator's other components

Click one of the buttons in the component bar to open or switch to a Communicator component. Alternatively, you can choose the name of a component from the Communicator menu.



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2.4 Viewing page information

Navigator menyediakan beberapa cara untuk anda melihat maklumat sesuatu laman. Sila rujuk kepada **Netscape Communicator User Guide Handbook

(Note For Sabah Net Webmaster: Refer to attached file) ** untuk mendapat keterangan yang selanjutnya tentang bagaimana untuk melihat maklumat laman dan fungsi-fungsi ikon Toolbar untuk Netscape Navigator.

Navigator provides several ways for you to see page information. Please refer to Netscape Communicator User Guide Handbook **(Note For Sabah Net Webmaster: Refer to attached file – revguide.pdf) **  to get detailed information on how to view page information and the functions of the toolbar icons for Netscape Navigator.

2.5 Viewing other pages

To look at another page,

2.6 Bookmarking

Bookmarks provide a permanent way for you to mark pages that you often visit. Unlike the history list, which gets discarded when you quit Communicator, bookmarks stay in the bookmark list until you remove them.

2.7 Creating a bookmark

Step 1: Go to the page you want to mark.

Step 2: Hold down the Bookmarks button to display the Bookmarks menu.

Step 3: From the Bookmarks menu, choose Add Bookmark to add a bookmark for the current page to the bottom of the Bookmarks menu.

2.8 Returning to a page using a bookmark

From the list of bookmarks, choose the bookmark of the page you want to see.

2.9 Adding a bookmark to a folder

Step 1: Go to the page you want to create a bookmark for.

Step 2: Drag the page proxy icon (located to the left of the Location field) over the Bookmark button, so that the list of bookmarks appears.

Step 3: Choose the folder into which you want to put the bookmark. When you release the mouse button, Navigator adds the new bookmark to the chosen folder.

2.10 Organising your bookmarks

When you change the arrangement of bookmarks in the Bookmarks window, Navigator updates the Bookmarks menu automatically. To display the Bookmarks window:

Step 1: From the Communicator menu, choose Bookmarks, and then choose Edit Bookmarks.

Step 2: The Bookmarks window displays bookmarks and bookmark folders in a list, arranged like files and folders on your hard disk. The bookmark names are the same ones that appear in the Bookmarks menu, except that the Bookmarks window provides many more commands for organizing your bookmarks.

2.11 Setting up the default page

Whenever you start Navigator, a default page will be downloaded automatically by the browser. You can actually set your favorite web page as your default page.

Step 1: Go to the page that you want to use as your home page. For Sabah.Net, it is recommended that you go to

Step 2: From the Edit menu, choose Preferences.

Step 3: Click Navigator in the Category list.


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Step 4: Click ‘Use Current Page’ or type the page's URL. Then, click OK.

2.12 Printing a page

Step 1: Go to the page you want to print.

Step 2: From the File menu, choose Print or click the Print button in the Navigation toolbar.

Step 3: Choose the printing options you want. Then, click OK.