Make new dial-up connection
on the "Start" then "Settings"
2.Click on the "Dial-Up Networking"
3. Click on the "Make New Connection"
4.Type "us-it.net" (excluding quotations). The "Select
a Device" field should show your modem. If not, click
the drop-down arrow and select your modem.
5.Choose the correct Area Code for the
connection you will be dialing. This should *almost always*
be the same area code as your area code. Type in the ISP's
local access number. If you are unsure about the area code,
or the local access number, contact US-IT.
6.The last screen will show that you have successfully created
a Dial-up Networking connection. Click Finish.
7. Once the Dial-up Networking connection is created, you
need to modify some settings.
Click the "My Computer" icon on your desktop.
Double Click "Control Panel"
Once the Control Panel opens, double click "Dial-up Networking"
Right Click the "My Connection" icon (or whatever
you named the new connection), and select Properties.
Verify the local access number, area code, and modem type
Click Networking at the top of the window.
Generally, the only box you want to have checked on this screen
Click the Security tab at the top of the window.
You can enter the username you use to connect to your ISP
in the User Name box followed by @us-it.net. You may enter
your password in the Password box. If you wish to make Windows
dial this connection automatically, put a check in the Connect
Everything else in the Security window should be blank. Unless
your ISP has specifically told you to enter something in Domain
Name, or told you to check a box under Advanced security options,
you should leave these fields blank.
NOTE:If you leave the username and password fields
blank, you will be prompted to enter this information each
time you connect to the Internet.
Click the Scripting tab at the top.
general, scripting is not used. This option was required before
PAP (Password Authentication Protocol) was invented. Almost
all ISP's today use PAP, thus scripting is not used.
The Scripting window should be blank, unless your ISP has
instructed you to enter something here.
Click Multilink at the top.
In general, Multilink cannot used with most ISP's. This option
would allow you to use 2 modems to connect to your ISP at
once, increasing your speed. The theory is both modems share
the workload, so your upload/download speeds are faster.
Most ISP's do not support this, and most users do not have
2 modems in their computers, so this option is rarely used.
Make sure the dot is in Do not use additional devices, unless
specifically instructed to do so by your ISP.
Click the Dialing tab at the top of the window.
you want this connection to be the default connection (you
probably do), put a dot in the "This is the default Internet
connection" circle. Put a dot in the "Always dial
my default connection" box.
NOTE: The make default connection box will allow your
computer to automatically dial and connect to the Internet
whenever Windows detects you need to be connected to the Internet.
(ex. opening your e-mail program, Web browser, or FTP program)
The rest of the options on this page are personal preferences.
Set as you wish. Click OK.
That's it. You have successfully made a Dial-up Networking
connection in Windows ME.