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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 [...]

Practice Online Safety

Don't make yourself an easy target for scams or identity theft. Here are some important tips for playing it safe when you're online. Instant Messaging safety: Instant Messaging (IM) programs are a popular way to communicate on the Internet, but they are not secure. Don't [...]

Get Rid of Spyware & Internet Spam

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, using safety software, and what Frontier is doing about this issue. Before you get started, you [...]

Boingo Wireless Access

Frontier and Boingo Wireless, Inc., have entered into an agreement to provide free wireless access to Residential and Commercial Frontier customers who have a Frontier ID and receive Frontier Broadband service (speeds above 1M). Boingo Wireless, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides [...]

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 [...]

Frontier My Wi-Fi

A wireless hotspot 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 [...]

Troubleshoot Web Browser Issues

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 on several topics: Address Error Redirect Service Whenever you type the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Dial-Up Internet 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 [...]