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Dialup Setup - Windows XP

by tcitg — last modified Jan 27, 2012 02:05 PM
  1. Click on the Start menu, then click All Programs - Accessories - Communications - New Connection Wizard. Click Next.
  2. Select the radio button Connect to the Internet and click Next.
  3. Select the radio button Set up my connection manually and click Next.
  4. Select the radio button Connect using a dialup modem and click Next.
  5. Enter Olympusnet in the ISP Name field and click Next.
  6. Based on your location, enter the appropriate telephone number using the Dialup Modem Numbers list. Click Next.
  7. Enter your primary email address in the User name field, (e.g., janedoe@olympus.net) and your password in the Password field. Type your password again in the Confirm password field. (If you do not know your primary email address, please contact OlympusNet customer support.)
  8. Verify that the checkboxes Use this account name and password when anyone connects to the Internet from this computer and Make this the default Internet connection are checked. Check the checkbox Turn on Internet Connection Firewall for this connection, if it is present. Click Next.
  9. Check the checkbox Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop, if you wish. Click Finish.
  10. To connect to the Internet you may use either of the following methods:
    • If you created a shortcut on your desktop, you can double left click on the icon and click Dial to connect.
    • Open Internet Explorer or select Connect to and your OlympusNet connection from the Start menu. Click the Dial button on the Dialup Connection dialog box.

How to Modify Settings

  1. Click on the Start menu, then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Control Panel Home in the left margin, click Classic View to show all of the control panel icons.
  3. Double-click Internet Options. Click on the Connections tab.
  4. Click on the Olympusnet (default) connection one time to highlight it, then click the Settings button to the right.
  5. Change or correct the User name or Password at the bottom.
  6. To change the phone number, click the Properties button to the right of the User name field to change the dialup phone number.
  7. When changes are completed, click OK to close the dialog box. Click OK again to close Internet Properties.