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How to Configure Windows 95 Dial-Up Networking
  1. If you do not have an account, you will need to set one up with THE-CIA.net Sales (830-609-0361) before continuing.
  2. You are going to need your Windows 95 CD or diskettes, so make sure you have them handy
  3. Double-click My Computer on your desktop.
  4. Double-click the Control Panel icon.
  5. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
  6. Click the Windows Setup tab.
  7. Click the Communications component.
  8. Click the Details... button.
  9. Put a check in the box next to Dial-Up Networking.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click OK again.
  12. Windows 95 will prompt you for your installation diskettes or CD.
  13. Wait for Dial-Up Networking to install.
  14. When you are told to restart, click OK.
  15. Click the Start button.
  16. Click Shut Down.
  17. Select Restart the computer?
  18. Click Yes.
  19. Wait for Windows 95 to restart
  20. Click the Network icon in the Control Panel window.
  21. Click the IPX/SPX-compatible Protocol component.
  22. Click the Remove button.
  23. Click the NetBEUI component.
  24. Click the Remove button.
  25. Click the Add button.
  26. Click the Protocol component.
  27. Click the Add button.
  28. Click Microsoft under Manufacturers.
  29. Click TCP/IP under Network Protocols.
  30. Click OK.
  31. Click the Add button.
  32. Click Client.
  33. Click the Add button.
  34. Click Microsoft under Manufacturers.
  35. Click OK.
  36. You should now have only three network components: Client for Microsoft Networks, Dial-Up Adapter, and TCP/IP.
  37. Click the Dial-Up Adapter Component.
  38. Click the Properties button.
  39. Click the Advanced tab.
  40. Click Use IPX header compression, in the Property field.
  41. In the Value field, click on the down arrow and select No.
  42. Click OK.
  43. Click the Identifictation tab.
  44. In the Computer name field, type your username in lower-case characters.
  45. In the Workgroup field, type WORKGROUP
  46. Click OK.
  47. When Windows 95 prompts you to restart the computer, click OK.
  48. Wait for the computer to restart.
  49. When you see the login prompt, click OK without entering a password. (This will ensure that you will not be prompted to login to your own computer again.
  50. Close the Control Panel window.
  51. Double-click the Dial-Up Networking icon in the My Computer window.
  52. Double-click the Make New Connection icon.
  53. Under Type a name for the computer you are dialing type THE-CIA.net.
  54. Click the Configure button.

  55. Check that the Maximum speed setting is correct for your modem (for 14.4 modems use 19200, for 28.8 modems use 38400.)
  56. Make sure that Only connect at this speed is not checked. Click OK.
  57. Click the Next button.
  58. Determine which access number (POP) is local for you.
  59. Type the area code and telephone numbers in the appropraite fields.
  60. Click Next.

  61. Click Finish.

  62. Click the THE-CIA.net icon.
  63. Click File from the menu bar.
  64. Click Properties.
  65. Click the Server Type button.

  66. Uncheck Log on to network.
  67. Uncheck NetBEUI.
  68. Uncheck IPX/SPX Compatible.
  69. Click the TCP/IP Settings button.

  70. Selct Server assigned name server addresses
  71. Click Ok.

    This is the preferred setting, but if you experience difficulties, follow the steps below to specify the name server addresses.

    PRIOR to July 1, 1998 use the following:

  72. Select Specify name server addresses.
  73. In the Primary DNS field, type 67.78.72.98
  74. In the Secondary DNS field, type 67.78.72.99
  75. Check both Use IP header compression and Use default gateway on remote network.

  • Click OK.

  • Click OK again.
  • Click OK one more time.
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