Dialup Setup - Windows NT 4.0
These settings are for new users with Windows NT 4.0. These instructions are also helpful for those who are experiencing connection problems and need to reset their dial-up networking settings. This step is the first step to take in order to establish an internet connection with Earthnet using your dial-up modem.
1 - Double-click on the My Computer icon on your desktop. The following window should open. Double-click on the Dial-Up Networking icon.
2 - The Dial-up Networking window will pop up:
On this window, click the button labeled New... (at the top).
3 - The New Phonebook Entry Wizard will start:
Type in Earthnet in the field called Name for the new phonebook entry and click Next.
4 - This window should appear:
Make sure you have the checkmark next to I am calling the Internet and Send my plain text password... and click the Next button.
5 - You should now see the phone number screen:
Type in the dialup access phone number in the Telephone number box.
Click here to find out which local dialup access number you should use. Avoid using a long-distance phone number for your dialup access, otherwise you will be charged long distance by your long distance carrier company for the time you are connected to the Internet.
Make sure the box called Use Telephony dialing properties in UN-checked.
Click Next when you are done.
6 - The following screen will appear:
Simply click the Finish button to exit out of this wizard.
7 - You should now be back to the dialup networking window.
Under the Phone entry to dial, make sure you select Earthnet, which you just created.
Click the More button and select Edit entry and modem properties.
8 - The Edit Phonebook Entry will pop-up:
Click on the Server Tab. Make sure you have the TCP/IP box checked, and the Enable software compression box checked.
9 - Now click the TCP/IP Settings… button. The following window should appear:
- Select the radio button labeled Specify name server address.
- The Primary DNS box will ungray.
- Backspace the zeros out of the boxes next to Primary DNS and enter 188.8.131.52
- Next to secondary DNS enter 184.108.40.206
- Make sure you have checked in the box next to Use default gateway on remote network.
- Click the OK button.
10 - Click the OK button again.
11 - Click the Dial button.
Enter your Earthnet dialup username in the User name box. Your Earthnet dialup username is usually the same as your email address - firstname.lastname@example.org for example.
Enter your Earthnet password in the Password box, very carefully and with the Caps Lock key turned OFF (since your password is case sensitive)
Leave the domain section empty.
Click the connect button.
The modem will now dial the dialup access number, go through a serie of high-pitched noises, then tell you that you are successfully connected to Earthnet.