Windows 2000 Definition of Dial-Up Connection

by Johannes Helmig [Published on 23 Jan. 2000 / Last Updated on 23 Jan. 2000]

There are multiple paths to get to the Dial-Up Networking Window:

Via the Control-Panel
using the icon
"Network and Dial-up

Via the Start-Menu
"Settings", then
"Network and Dial-up

via your desktop icon
"My Network Places",
then the link to
"Network and Dial-up

As instructed , select to
"Make a New Connection"

This starts up the
"Network Connection Wizard".
Continue with "Next"


This Wizard takes care about
all different kind of connections
(incoming and outgoing, via
modem or direct-cable-connection)

In this example, I like to
connect to the Internet,
"Dial up to the Internet"

I am connecting via
Modem using a Phone-line

Step 1 of 3:
Internet access
connection information

The access number
(in this example for
CompuServe in Brussels)

Step 2 of 3 :
Internet account
logon information

The User-Identification
and Password, as assigned
by the Internet provider

Step 3 of 3 :
Configuring your

Lets define a name
of the Connection
Screen :
Complete Configuration

Done !
Continue with "Finish"

However: most Internet connections require some additional configuration,
before you are able to make your first connection to the Internet.


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