> Howdy, I posted a couple of weeks ago asking for information on DSL. I
> ordered service for our home and the connection kit arrived today.
> However, I'm unable to get it up and running as the installation CD is
> for PC only and I cannot get any information from ATT.net except to
> purchase an $80. piece of software called MacPOET.
> This is not mentioned anywhere on ATT's site, and there was nothing on
> their site to indicate that this would not be a simple job. They said
> they do not offer tech support for Macintosh, but have links to a site
> called WURD.com, where I found setup information. Unfortunately, there
> is a step in the set up guide that calls for a dialup number to be
> entered into the Remote Access control panel for the initial connection
> and registration with ATT.
> I am on an iMac, using 8.6 (a hardware issue prevents me from upgrading.
> ATT's website claims its service will run on 8.5 onwards). I've just
> spent an awful lot of money on something that was not supposed to be a
> problem by any means, and I am really steamed right now
> Can someone tell me if there's a way to get this DSL service up and
> running with what I have, and if there is another 'brand' of this POET
> software that might be less costly or shareware-oriented?
> I had a scary feeling a few weeks ago that I'd be back here again in
> exactly this mood. Maybe I should just order a Dell...
> Thanks for any help anyone can offer here.