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tutorials:dialup_winxp [2011/04/30 14:57]
clemens created
tutorials:dialup_winxp [2012/05/01 20:09]
ivan Does not apply to SDF-EU.
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-====== ​SDF Dial-up via //Network Connections Wizard// on Windows XP ======+Does not apply to SDF-EU.
  
-===== Introduction:​ ===== 
  
-Although many modemsespecially internal WinModems, come with configuration software, using the native ​//Network Connections Setup Wizard// to configure a dial-up network connection is fairly straightforward and consistent irregardless of the modem hardware. This tutorial illustrates the steps needed for an SDF Dial-up account.+$Id: dialup_winxp.html,v 1.2 2011/01/16 09:43:09 jgw Exp $
  
-===== Prerequisites:​ ===== 
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-Verify that the modem is installed correctly and that any required modem driver(s) are also installed. If needed, click on //​Settings&​gt;​Control Panel&​gt;​System//​ , then select //​Hardware&​gt;​Device Manager// and locate //​Modems&​gt;​your_modem//​. Click //​Action&​gt;​Properties//;​ your modem'​s multi-tab Properties window will appear. If all is well the Device Status (under the General tab) box will read "This device is working properly"​. If it is not, consult your modem documentation to understand why. You may need to tweak your modem'​s settings using other tabs on the Modem Properties window. 
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-===== Basic Setup: ===== 
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-Click //​Start&​gt;​Settings&​gt;​Control Panel&​gt;​Network Connections&​gt;​New Connection Wizard//. The "​Welcome to the New Connection Wizard"​ window will appear. Click //Next//. The following illustrates the SDF Dial-up connection creation process for fictional SDF user //​mr_retro//​ using a built-in Lucent WinModem on a computer running Windows XP: 
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-Click on the newly created Desktop "SDF dialup"​ shortcut ; the following dialog box appears. If you made any mistakes during the account creation you can make some changes by clicking on //​Properties//​. 
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-If all is correct click "​Dial"​ to initiate the connection. 
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-Once connected, you can view the connection status and details by clicking on the Network Connection icon in the system tray (just to the left of the clock, lower right-hand corner): 
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-To shutdown the dial-up connection click "​Disconnect"​ or simply power down the computer.