Windows CE PPP Setup

Table of Contents

Setting up an Internet Connection
Available Internet Software and Setting up Inbox
Server Information for Use with the Internet Service


This guide gives information on how you should configure Windows CE for Palm Top computers. This setup guide was developed using a Hewlett Packard 320 LX with Microsoft Windows CE Version 1.0 (Build 782-782). It was also tested using a Cassiopeia A-20 with Microsoft Windows CE Version 2.0 (Build 7258-7260). If you have any questions or concerns on your particular Palm Top machine contact your manufacturer directly.

Setting up an Internet Connection

1.Setup your PCMCIA modem (contact your manufacturer if needed).

2.Go to Make New Connection by do the following:

a.Click Start

b.Click Programs

c.Click the Communication Folder

d.Start Remote Networking

e.Start Make New Connection (if you are editing an existing connection highlight the icon name and click File then Properties).

3.Make a New Connection Setup Wizard Panel 1 of 2:

a.Type Internet Connection in the name for the connection field.

b.Select Dial-Up Connection for the Connection type.

c.Click Next.

4.Make a New Connection Setup Wizard Panel 2 of 2:

a.Verify your Modem is chosen under the Select a Modem and click the button Configure and verify the following settings:

1) Manual dial and all options under Terminals should be Unchecked.

2) The Connection preferences should be set as follows:

Baud Rate: Your modem Port speed should be here.

Note: For the modem/port speed settings: 19200, 38400 and 57600 are safe settings for 14400, 28800/33600 and 56K modems respectively.

Data Bits: 8

Parity: None

Stop Bits: 1

Flow Control: Hardware

3) The Call options tab are all preferences. (If your modem does not recognize your dial tone then Uncheck Wait for dial tone).

4) Click OK

b.Click the button TCPIP settings and verify the following settings:

1) Server assigned IP address should be checked.

2) If present Log on to network and Use Slip should NOT be checked.

3) Use software compression should NOT be checked.

4) Use IP header compression should be checked.

5) Uncheck Server assigned name server addresses and enter your DNS servers (this may be under a tab called Name Servers).

Note: The default Internet name servers are and (for 943/923 numbers) or (for 56k numbers).

6) Click OK

c.Enter the local dial access number in the Telephone number field. (The area and country code settings are preferences).

d.Click Finish

5.Start the Internet Connection icon and verify the following:

a.User Name should be your ASIS user name

b.Password should contain your login password. (Select Save password if you would like to have your password stored in the software).

c.Domain should be left blank.

d.Click Dial properties to change your phone preferences.

6.To connect to the Internet click Connect on the icon connection panel. Once completing the connection process you should start your Internet applications (see the software section for setup information). If you have any connection problems or your Internet applications fail to function see the troubleshooting section.

Available Internet Software and Setting up Inbox

1.The Internet applications that may come pre-loaded on your system will be Microsoft Pocket Interent Explorer that you should use as your browser and Inbox that you can use as your email application.

2.Do the following to setup Inbox to send and receive email:

Start the Inbox application.

Click Service on the menu bar.

Verify Internet Mail is selected and click Properties.

Choose Internet Connection in the Connection field.

Type in the Mail or POP3 host field.

Type your ASIS username in the User ID field.

Type your password in the password field (if desired click remember password).

Type in SMTP or Host for sending messages field.

Type your e-mail address in the Return address field.

Click Next for optional preferences or click Finished.

Server Information for Use with the Internet Service

User name: All lowercase - you must append @asis to your username to logon, thus: username@asis
Password: Your password is case sensitive, upper and lower case are different.
Email: your Email address is
Your incoming mail or POP server is
Your outgoing mail or SMTP server is

Your DNS servers are:
Secondary (for 943/923 numbers):
Secondary (for 56k numbers):

For access numbers throughout California, The United States, and parts of Canada please view our numbers page here.