Double-click My Computer.
Double-click Dial-Up Networking.
Double-click Make New Connection.
In the Make New Connection wizard, name the connection VyaNet.
Leave the Area
code: field blank, and fill in the Telephone number: field
with the correct number (Eugene's is 246-1245). Click Next.
Click Finish at
the bottom of the next window.
newly created VyaNet icon. Select Create Shortcut from the
menu. A window will pop up saying "Windows cannot create
a shortcut here. Would you like to place the shortcut on the
desktop instead?" Select Yes.
VyaNet icon again. Select Properties.
United States of America, find the option Use country code
and area code, or Use area code and dialing properties. Make
sure that it's turned off.
Click on the Server Types tab at the top of the window.
Windows 95a: You
can tell a Windows 95a machine by the fact that they'll only
have a General tab at the top of their VyaNet Properties window.
Instead of a tab, there will be a Server Type button they
need to click on near the bottom of the window. Windows 95a
requires an additional setup procedure, so after you finish
setting up Dial-Up Networking, be sure to follow the link
immediately after the instructions.
of dial-up server will be correct by default.
Under Advanced options, the only thing that should be checked
is Enable software compression.
Under Allowed network protocols, the only thing that should
be checked is TCP/IP.
will be correct by default.
Click OK at each
window until you are back at the Dial-Up Networking window.
the Dial-Up Networking window, and close any other windows
that are open.
connect to VyaNet, double-click the Shortcut to VyaNet icon
on your desktop. This will open a Connect To window. You should
enter your user name and password in the appropriate fields,
and click the connect button near the bottom of the window.
Your modem will dial the connection, and Windows will connect
you to VyaNet.
the connection is established, you can open your web browser
or email program to access the Internet.
your computer is connected, you'll see a small icon that looks
like two computers connected by a wire in the System Tray
(usually in the lower right-hand corner of the screen).
double-click this icon, and click the Disconnect button when
the status window pops up.
especially Internet Explorer and Outlook Express, include
autodial functions that automatically dial when a program
requires an Internet connection. While this function saves
a bit of time, it takes away some of the control that can
help you to troubleshoot later on, and we prefer to use the