Dial-up connection setup for Windows XP

Locate the My Network Places icon on your desktop and click on it with the right mouse button.

Locate the My Network Places icon on your desktop and click on it with the right mouse button.

Choose Properties from the menu and click on it with the left mouse button.

Choose Properties from the menu and click on it with the left mouse button.

Select Create a new connection from the Network Tasks toolbar.

Select Create a new connection from the Network Tasks toolbar.

Click on the Next button to continue...

Click on the Next button to continue...

Select Set up my connection manually and click on the Next button to continue.

Select Set up my connection manually and click on the Next button to continue.

Select Connect to the Internet and click on the Next button to continue.

Select Connect to the Internet and click on the Next button to continue.

Select "Connect using a dial-up modem" and click "Next" to continue.
Enter the ISP Name for your connection (Drytel) and click on the Next button to continue.

Enter the ISP Name for your connection (Drytel) and click on the Next button to continue.

Enter the phone number that your computer dials to access the Internet and click on the Next button to continue.

Enter the phone number that your computer dials to access the Internet and click on the Next button to continue.

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Enter your DMTS Internet user name in the User name: field
Enter your password in the Password: field
Re-enter your password in the Confirm password: field
Ensure that there is no check mark for Turn on Internet Connection Firewall for this connection

Click on the Next button to continue.

Choose Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop
Click on the Finish button to create your connection.

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Click on the Start button located near the bottom left-hand corner of your Windows XP desktop screen.

Click on Connect To and select Show all connections

Click on Connect To and select Show all connections

In the Network Connections screen and on your desktop, you will see an icon for your new connection. Double-click on this icon to bring up the connection screen.

In the Network Connections screen and on your desktop, you will see an icon for your new connection. Double-click on this icon to bring up the connection screen.

Click Dial to connect to the Internet.

Click Dial to connect to the Internet.

Once connected, an icon for the connection will appear in your system tray beside the clock. Double click on the icon to view connection details.

Once connected, an icon for the connection will appear in your system tray beside the clock. Double click on the icon to view connection details.

On this status screen, you will see the statistics for your connection, as well as the Disconnect button. Click on the Close button to close this window.

On this status screen, you will see the statistics for your connection, as well as the Disconnect button. Click on the Close button to close this window.

This concludes the setup and operation of a dial-up connection in Windows XP.

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