1: Accessing Dial-up Connections
Click on the [Start] button
Click on [All Programs]
Click on [Accessories]
Click on [Communications]
Choose [New Connection Wizard]
from the menu
If you have never
specified a dial-up connection in Windows XP before, you will now see
a window labeled "Location Information" like the one below.
If you do not see this window, skip to Step 2.
Specify the values appropriate to your location in the blanks for "country/region"
and "area code"
Click [OK] to continue.
At the next window, labeled
"Phone and Modem Options", click [OK] to continue.
2: Using the New Connection Wizard
The New Connection
Wizard will now appear.
Choose "Connect to the
Internet", then click "Next".
Choose "Set up my connection
manually", then click "Next".
Choose "Connect using
a dial up modem", then click "Next".
Type "Your ISP Name"
for the connection name, then click "Next".
In this example it is 707-555-5555. You will
not connect with this Number!
See our Number
Finder to Find the Number you need to Dial.
Check with the Operator to make sure the Number
you intend to Dial is a
Enter the phone number you've
chosen to connect with, then click "Next".
Select the appropriate use
for this connection, then click "Next".
Click once in the User name
field and type your username. (The first part of your
email address with us.)
Click once in the Password field and type your password.
Click in the Confirm password field and type it again.
If the computer you are setting up is used by people other than yourself
who should not have access to your account, remove the check from the
box labeled "Use this account..."
Click [Next] to continue, then click on [Finish].