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IC TUTORIAL : WINDOWS 95 DIAL-UP NETWORKING

How to setup Windows 95 Dial-Up networking for Internet Chicago.

I. Install Dial-Up Networking.

  1. Double click on My Computer. Double click on Control Panel.
  2. Double click on Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select the "Windows Setup" tab from the top of the window. Click on Communications then Details. If "Dial-Up Networking" is not checked, check it now. Click on O.K. and the window will close. Click on O.K. again. Windows may ask for an installation disk or CD to install the files for Dial-Up Networking.

II. Install network components.

  1. Double click on the Network icon. Under "The following network components are installed:", remove Client for Netware Networks, IPX/SPX compatible Protocol, and NetBEUI. All that should be left is Client for Microsoft Networks, Dial-Up Adapter, and TCP/IP. If TCP/IP is not listed, click on Add. Double click on "Protocol." Then select Microsoft from the manufacturers list, and TCP/IP from the network protocols list and click O.K.

  1. Click on TCP/IP and click Properties.
  2. Click on the tab for "WINS Configuration." Make sure this is set to "Disable WINS resolution." Click on O.K. Click O.K. again to close the Network control panel.

IV. Set up the Connection Icon.

If you have not set up your modem, Windows will attempt to detect it automatically during these steps. If Windows fails, select your modem from the list presented.

  1. Double click on the Internet icon.
  2. Click on the Connection tab.
  3. Check the box next to "Connect to the Internet as needed." Click the Add… button.
  4. Give the connection a name, such as Internet Chicago. Click Next.
  5. Enter the number for your local Internet Chicago dialup location
  6. Click Finish.

Note for users with call waiting: If you have this service you may want to disable it while you are online. An incoming call may disconnect you from Internet Chicago. Call waiting can usually be turned off for the duration of a call by adding "*70," to the beginning of a phone number, i.e. *70,895-7759

V. Set up the Dial-Up properties.

  1. Click Properties. Click on Server Type. Make sure you have the following settings.
  2. Log on to network is not checked.
    Enable Software compression is checked.
    Require encrypted password is not checked.
    TCP/IP is the only enabled protocol. Uncheck IPX/SPX and NetBEUI.
  3. Click on TCP/IP settings. Make sure "server assigned IP address" and "server assigned name server addresses" are checked.
  4. Click on O.K. three times to close all the windows.

IF YOU ARE IN THE "847" AREA CODE CLICK HERE.

VI. Connect to Internet Chicago

  1. Double click the Internet icon on the desktop.
  2. Type in your username and password.
  3. Click the Connect button to dial
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