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Configure Dial-Up Networking in Windows 2000

[Step 1:]
  • From the Desktop , double click the My Computer icon
  • Select the Network and Dial-Up Connections shortcut shown to the left

[Step 2:]
  • The Network Connection Wizard will now start.
  • Click Next

[Step 3:]
  • Note: Make sure you have all the necessary information from your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • In the Network Connection Type dialogue, select the Dial-up to the Internet option.
  • Click Next

[Step 4:] The next step launches the Internet Connection Wizard
  • Select "I want to set up my Internet connection manually"
  • Click the Next button

[Step 5:]
  • Select "I connect through a phone line and a modem"
  • Click Next

[Step 6:]
  • Select the Modem you wish to connect with. If you have only one modem installed this will already be chosen - if not, simply click on the down arrow to see a list of installed modems.
  • When you have made your choice, click the Next button

[Step 7:]
  • Type the dial-in phone number in the Telephone Number field.
    See Dialup Access Numbers.
  • Click Next when you have typed in the phone number

[Step 8:]
  • Type in the User Name and Password in the appropriate fields.
    Note :
    This information has been provided by your ISP, and if you do not have this please contact them.
  • Click Next when you have typed the information into the fields

[Step 9:]
  • Now you are asked to provide a Connection Name - this is simply the name you wish the connection to be known by. For ease of use, just choose your ISP name.
  • Click Next to continue

[Step 10:]
  • Do not check the "To connect to the internet immediately.." box, as you have not quite finished setting up the connection yet.
  • Click Finish

[Step 11:]

  • In the Network and Dial-up Connections panel, a new icon will now have appeared which will have the name you gave your connection in Step 9.

[Step 12:]
  • Right-click on the icon for your connection and choose Properties

[Step 13:]
  • When the Connection to ISP Properties panel opens, you can see the modems installed on your computer, and thus also the modems you can choose to dial with.
  • Select the modem you have just installed, and click on Configure

[Step 14:]
  • Make sure that Enable Modem Compression is deselected , and that your hardware settings are as below.
  • Click OK and close the Connection to ISP Properties panel