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How to Install a Dial-Up Connection in Windows NT

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On most Microsoft Windows operating systems you should be able to use the automatic dial-up installation tool on the home page, however this guide shows you how to configure your settings manually on Windows NT.

Please note, this guide only covers configuring the dialup connection itself. It does not provide information on installation and setup of your modem hardware. For assistance with this please contact either your modem or PC manufacturer.

  1. Windows NT requires Dial-up Networking to be installed. To do this, double click the 'My Computer' icon on the desktop.
  2. Double click the 'Dial-up Networking' icon within the window that opens.
  3. A dialog box (shown below) will open, click the 'Install' button.
WinNT Slide 1
  1. Once Dial-up Networking is installed you may be prompted to restart the computer, if so please restart the computer and redo steps 1 and 2 above. Next a warning will be presented stating "the phonebook is empty", Click 'OK' to add an entry.
  2. A dialog box will appear (as shown below). In the 'Name the new phonebook entry' box type the desired name for the connection, for example 'Lush Dialup'. Click 'Next'.
WinNT Slide 2
  1. On the next screen tick all three tick boxes, click 'Next'.
  2. A new dialog box will appear. Type 0845 125 3705 into the 'Telephone number' box and leave 'Use Telephony dialing properties' unchecked. Click 'Next'.
  3. A new dialog box will appear. Select 'Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)'. Click 'Next'.
  4. A new dialog box will appear (as shown below), select 'None. Click 'Next'.
WinNT Slide 3
  1. A new dialog box will appear. Leave the IP address as 0's. Click 'Next'.
  2. A new dialog box will appear. Leave the DNS server and WINS server as 0's. Click 'Next'.
  3. The last phonebook entry wizard dialog box will appear. Click 'Finish' on this screen.
  4. The connection properties will now be shown (as shown below). Click 'More' and select 'Edit entry and modem properties'.
WinNT Slide 4
  1. A new tabbed dialog box will appear. Select the 'Server' tab at the top.
  2. Select 'PPP: Windows NT, Windows 95 Plus, Internet' from the Dial-up server type box. Also tick the TCP/IP box and leave all other boxes unchecked. Click 'Next'.
  3. Click 'OK' to return to the connection properties screen as referred to in step '13'. Then click 'Dial'
  4. A final screen will now be displayed. Type in the word Connect into the 'username' box and the word 4free in the 'password' box. Ensure the 'Save Password' box is ticked. Click connect to connect to the internet.

Your connection should now be ready for use.