Snow Leopard

 Click the Apple Menu and choose System Preferences.



  1. Under the Internet and Network section, choose Network.


  2. On the left menu, select Built-in Ethernet (Or Airport if you connect wirelessly).

  Click the + to add a service.


Make sure "Ethernet" says "Airport" if you're connecting wirelessly, or "Ethernet" if you're plugged in.

Pull down the Interface or Show list and choose PPPoE.


Step 4

  • Choose PPPoE from the Interface list.



Step 5

  • Pull down the Ethernet list and choose either:
    1. Ethernet if you are plugging into the internet with a cable
    2. Airport if you are connecting wirelessly to the internet.
  • Click Create



Step 6

  • In the “Account Name:” field type your username.

  • In the “Password:” field type your password.

  • Check the “Remember this password” box.

  • Check the Show “PPPoE status in menu bar” box.

  • Click Apply

  • If you are connecting by Ethernet, ensure your computer is connected to the wall.

  • If you are connecting wirelessly, Pull down the Airport menu and choose the local Cactus Hotspot.