Windows XP Define Modem Internet Connection
Before defining an Internet
Connection, you should verify that your modem is properly installed.
||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 modem
(It is very similar to connect
via DSL using PPPoE).
||Give your connection a name.
||Define the phone-number to call
to connect via your Internet
Service Provider to the Internet.
||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 connection.