Windows XP Define ADSL Internet Connection
Before defining an Internet
Connection, you should verify that your ADSL
modem is properly installed and connected, either via an Ethernet
network card or USB.
||To define a new
connection, select from the
menu: Settings / Network
You can also select in the Control-Panel :
or (if you have the Classic Desktop):
right-click on "My Network Places"
||If you have a Network
it will be shown on the right side as
a "Local Area Connection"
Select on the left side from the
"Network Tasks" to
"Create a new connection"
Note : to be able to create a new
connection, you must have proper
||Up comes the Wizard
Next to Continue
"Connect to the Internet"
||You can "Choose from a list of
Internet provides (ISPs)", but
for that the system will dial out,
I assume to connect to Microsoft
to download the local, up-to-date
list. You can try it if you like.
I myself preferred to setup my
||I am using a broadband
via an ADSL modem, using
PPPoE as connection method
(which is different to a modem
||Define the name of your ISP
||enter your Username and password,
as it has been assigned to you by
YOUR Internet Service Provider.
You can select to have on your
desktop an icon for this connection.
||the windows for the Network
connections shows now the new
Before making your first
connection to the Internet, verify/configure the ADSL connection.