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  Setting up a dialup connection  
     

If you wish to dial up to connect to the Internet using an old 56k modem, proceed as follows. 

 

Click the start button and then the Control Panel link.  In the Control Panel double click Network Connections icon  and a box similar to the following will appear

 

 

Click the Create a new connection link and the new connection wizard will be there for you. 

 

 

Click the Next button then ensure that the Connect to the Internet radio button is checked and click the Next button. 

 

 

Ensure that the Set up my connection manually radio button is selected then press the Next button.

 

 

Select the Connect using a dial-up modem radio button and then click the Next button.

 

 

Type in the name of the service you want to connect to and then click the Next button.

 

 

Type the phone number to dial and then click the Next button.

 

 

Enter the username you have been given by the service provider and the password and then click the Next button.

 

 

Finally, tick the check box to have an icon on your desktop and then click the Finish button

 

 

Now once the phone line is clear, you are ready to click the Dial button

 

 

In future you can just double click the icon on the desktop to get the above screen.