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How to Setup Windows ME Dial-Up Networking For Internet Chicago

  • Double click on the My Computer icon on your Desktop.
  • From there, double click on the Control Panel icon.
  • In your Control Panel, double click on the Dial-Up Networking icon.
  • You should have a Make New Connection icon there. If the Make New Connection Wizard doesn't start automatically, double click on the Make New Connection icon.
  • Type in Internet Chicago for the name of the connection. Make sure your modem is listed as the device to connect with. Click Next.
  • Type in the local access number you're going to be connecting to. Click Next.
  • Click Finish.
  • You'll now have an Internet Chicago icon in the Dial-Up Networking window. Right-click on the icon and select Properties.
  • You should be on the General tab. Uncheck the Use area code and Dialing Properties box.
  • Click on the Security tab. Enter in your username (all lowercase letters) and your password (remember, it's case sensitive!). Note: your username is NOT your email address. This means you need to leave the off of the end.
  • Click on the Dialing tab. Make sure the box labeled This is the default Internet connection is checked. You can also choose whether or not to have Windows automatically dial your Internet connection when opening an Internet application here. Once you're done, hit OK.
  • You're now set up. You can right-click the icon and select Create Shortcut to create a shortcut to your connection on your desktop.


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