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Installation

Installing Optimum Online is easy. Simply follow three simple steps:

1. Connect Cable Modem To Cable Line

Be sure to split your cable at the earliest point of entry in your home using the cable adapter (splitter) we supply.

2. Connect Cable Modem To PC Using Ethernet Connection

Connect the Ethernet cable to the back of the modem. Then, connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the appropriate port on the back of the PC.

3. Activate Your Account

To set up your account and email, you'll need to access the internet through your Optimum Online modem at home. You will also need the phone number and last name associated with the account plus your Cablevision account number.

  1. Go to optimum.net
  2. Click "My Account" in upper right hand corner.
  3. Click "ID Center" and provide the information requested. If you already have a Primary ID, click on "Set up Additional ID's"

System Requirements and Recommendations

Optimum Online, Optimum Online Ultra 50 and Optimum Online Ultra 101
  Processor Speed RAM Memory HD Space
Windows 7
Minimum 1 GHz 1 GB 150 MB
Recommended 2 GHz 1 GB 1 GB
Windows Vista
Minimum 800 MHz 512 MB 150 MB
Recommended 1 GHz 1 GB 1 GB
Windows XP (SP2)
Minimum 233 MHz 128 MB 150 MB
Recommended 2 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Mac OS 10.3.9 or higher
Minimum 1 GHz 256 MB 150 MB
Recommended 2 GHz 2 GB 1 GB
Mac OS 10.3.9 or earlier
Minimum 667 MHz 256 MB 150 MB
Recommended 1.5 GHz 1 GB 1 GB

Optimum.net Browser Requirements

PC: IE 7 and up, Firefox 3 and up, Safari 3 and up

Mac: Safari 3 and up, Firefox 3 and up

Network Interface Requirements

10/100 NIC and 802.11g wireless for Optimum Online and Optimum Online Ultra 50

Gigabit (GigE) NIC and 802.11n wireless for Optimum Online Ultra 101

Please visit optimum.net/support for more details