How to Connect to Internet Service Providers from Windows
Summary: This article describes how to configure Windows NT 4.0 Dial-Up Networking
(DUN) to connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
The following instructions assume that you have already installed Dial-Up
Networking on your computer.
To configure Windows NT to connect to an ISP using PPP, follow these
- If the TCP/IP protocol is installed, you can proceed with step 2. If
the TCP/IP protocol is not installed, double-click Network in Control Panel,
click the Protocols tab, click Add, click TCP/IP Protocol, click OK, and
then follow the instructions on your screen.
- In My Computer, double-click Dial-Up Networking.
- If you have run Dial-Up Networking before, click New to create a new
phonebook entry for your ISP. If this is the first time you have run
Dial-Up Networking, you receive the following message: The phonebook is
empty. Press OK to add an entry. Click OK.
- Under Name The New Phonebook Entry, type "CiNet", and then
- Click the I Am Calling The Internet check box to select it, and then
- Under Phone Number, type (608) 663-0500, click Next, and then
- Click More, and then click Edit Entry And Modem Properties.
- Click the Server tab. Ensure that Dial-up Server Type is set to PPP,
Windows NT, Windows 95 Plus, Internet.
- Click TCP/IP Settings, modify the settings to match the settings
provided by your CiNet, and then click OK.
- Click OK, and then click Dial to connect to CiNet.
Type your user name and password for your CiNet account, clear the Domain
box, and then click OK.
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