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Accept Cookies

 Cookies allow web sites to store little bits of information on your computer that may save you time or enable the web site to deliver customized information to you. Some web sites may require the cookies, and other web sites may be using them to get a little too nosy. If you'd rather be more [...]

Set My Homepage

Most people like to save some time by automatically going to the page of their choice when they open their favorite web browser. No matter which web site you'd like to be your first destination, you can follow these instructions to make it your homepage. For full instructions, choose your preferred [...]

Protect My Computer

If you take a few precautions, you can safely use the Internet without having any problems. You will want to protect your computer against damage caused by hackers including  viruses,  spyware,  adware,  malware,  spam and  phishing. Here are some simple steps you can [...]

Use FrontierNet® Lookout

FrontierNet® Lookout is an optional service that can be added to your regular FrontierNet® dialup account. It provides server-level filtering (which means it happens at the FrontierNet® server, before it reaches your computer) based on an "objectionable content" library that is updated [...]

Troubleshooting/Add Ons

At Frontier, we want you to have the best possible online experience, and that often includes using features and applications that can enrich your experience. Here are some tips and simple instructions about browser add ons and possible web browser problems, including how to combat pop-ups and [...]

Practice Online Safety

Make sure you're not making yourself an easy target and that you're being safe in the digital world. Here are some important guidelines and tips for playing it safe and protecting yourself when you're online. Choose the areas that are of the most interest to you: username safety, safety while [...]

Dialup Connection

Dialup Internet access is often used in areas where other types of high-speed Internet access are not yet available. If you use Frontier's dialup connection, you are responsible to obtain your modem. You can have the same username and password on multiple computers using a dialup connection, but [...]

Clear My Browser

Clearing your cookies and temporary files—often called cache—out of your web browser can help your computer run faster and eliminate certain problems. You see, to help make your web surfing experience a little faster, your web browser will store certain files on your computer [...]

Get Rid of Problems

Understanding the potential risks of Internet use and taking pro-active measures can go a long way toward keeping you safe from hackers. Here are some helpful tips you can use, including: handling spam, recognizing a hoax, using safety software, and [...]

Frontier My Wi-Fi

A wireless hot spot is an area with a wireless signal that lets you connect to the Internet or any other available computer network. Local businesses often provide wireless Internet coverage to their customers through Frontier's network. In these situations, Frontier will put one or more of our [...]