If you are connecting to your ADSL
modem via a Network card, then there a few items
to check / watch when installing this network card BEFORE
installing the ADSL-software itself,
for Windows 2000 (there is a different setup for Windows95/98/ME ) :
||If you have currently a modem
connection to the Internet, it
should be configure with an
Sharing" (to prevent access from
the Internet to your system).
If you have a local network (LAN), then you
will need to check it:
since we will install for the connection to the ADSL-modem a
second network adapter,
you MUST use on the local network TCP/IP with fixed IP-addresses
( you can not use anymore the Windows 2000
AutoIP-Address generation )
Install the network card, to be used to connect to the ADSL-modem.
||The new network card will
be listed as additional
connection in the Properties
of "Network places".
To better identify it, you
can rename it to a name
explaining the usage:
You have also to check
To prevent connection from the Internet to your system, un-check
"File and Printer Sharing".
There is no need to define any value for the TCP/IP protocol.
You are now ready to install
the ADSL connection software.