Dialup 4 Less
Dialup 4 Less
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FAQ Windows NT Dial-Up Internet Help


Create a New Dial-Up Networking Connection

  • From the desktop, double-click My Computer.
  • Double-click Dial-up Networking.
  • If you receive a message stating that The phonebook is empty..., then click OK to add a new entry.
  • If Dial-up Networking (DUN) already has other phone book entries, click New.
  • If the New Phonebook Entry Wizard window appears, check the box labeled I know all about phonebook entries... and click Finish.
New Phonebook entry wizard
  • In the New Phonebook Entry dialog, select the Basic tab.
  • Check Use Telephony dialing properties.
  • Uncheck Use another port if busy.
  • For Entry name, enter Dialup 4 Less.
  • Enter the country code and area code of the number you are dialing, plus the phone number itself.
  • Under Dial using, select your modem.
New Phoneook entry
  • Click the Configure button.
  • Set the Initial speed (BPS) to 57,600 if you have a 14.4k modem or 115,200 if you have a 28.8k modem.
  • Make sure all three Hardware Features boxes are checked (if applicable) and that Disable modem speaker is not checked.
Modem configuration
  • Click the OK button.
  • Select the Server tab.
  • The Dial-up server type should be PPP: Windows NT, Windows 95 Plus, Internet.
  • For Network Protocols only TCP/IP should be checked.
  • Make sure Enable software compression is checked, but Enable PPP LCPextensions unchecked
New Phone book entry - server type
  • Click the TCP/IP settings button.
  • Select Server assigned IP address and Server assigned name server addresses.
  • Leave the Primary WINS and Secondary WINS servers at 0.0.0.0.
  • Check both Use IP header compression and Use default gateway on remote network.
TCP / IP Settings
  • Click the OK button.
  • Select the Script tab.
  • Make sure None is selected.
After dialing instructions
  • Select the Security tab.
  • Select Accept any authentication including clear text
New Phonebook entry -  Authentication instructions
  • On the New Phonebook Entry window, click OK.
  • You will now be in the Dial-up Networking program, and the phone book entry you just created should be selected in the Phonebook entry to dial text box.
  • Click the Dial button.
Start dialup process
  • A window will appear asking for a username (make sure you enter in your username followed by @Dialup4Less.com ie. “username@Dialup4Less.com”), password, and domain. The first two are required.
  • If you are on the Limited Plan you must Enter in @limitedDialup4Less.com after your username ie: username@limiteddialup4Less.com to be billed correctly!
  • Do not enter anything for the Domain.
  • There is also an option to Save Password, which can be selected if desired.
Password verification
  • Click OK to dial into Dialup 4 Less.
  • Once you are connected, a window will appear informing you that you have successfully connected to the Dial-up Server. Click OK to close this window.
  • You are now connected and may use any internet software such as Internet Explorer (installed with Windows NT)
Create a Shortcut

To create a shortcut to the dial-up networking connections on your desktop:
  • Double click My Computer on your desktop
  • Double click Dial-up Networking
  • Right click on your Dialup 4 Less connection icon and click Create Shortcut


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