Windows XP dial-up configuration

Setting up the dial-up connection

1.  Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
2.  Click on Network and Internet Connections and then click Network Connections.
3.  Click on Create a new connection. After the New Connection Wizard starts, click Next.
4.  In the Network Connection Type dialogue, choose the Connect to the Internet option, then click Next.
5.  Select "Set up my connection manually" and click Next.
6.  Select "Connect using a dial-up modem" and click Next.
7.  Enter TIES as the ISP Name and click Next.
8.  Enter the phone number 651-765-8000. If you have call waiting and wish to disable it while you are online, type *70 in front of the phone number. After you have entered the phone number, click Next.
9.  On the Connection Availability screen, select "Anyone’s use" and click Next.
10.  Enter the following in the appropriate fields:

User name: Your TIES login name
Password: Your TIES password
Password confirm: Your TIES password

Uncheck the box that says “Turn on Internet Connection sharing for this connection,” then click Next. This option may not be available to XP home users.
11. Check the box that says “Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop” and click Finish. When the "connect to TIES" window comes up, click Properties.
12. In the TIES Properties window, click the Networking tab at the top.
13. For "Type of dial-up server I am calling," select PPP: Windows 95/98/2000, Internet from the pull-down menu.
14. In the "Components checked are used for this connection" box, make sure the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) box has a checkmark to the left of it.
15. Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) once to select it, then click the Properties button.
16. In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window, click on the "Use the following DNS server addresses" radio button.

In the Preferred DNS Server box, type:

In the Alternate DNS Server box, type:

17. Click OK and then OK again.

Connecting to the Internet

You have now completed all of the instructions that are needed for your Internet connection. To get connected: 
1. Double-click the TIES icon on your desktop.
2. Click the Dial button.
3. When you see that you are connected to TIES, you can begin to use your Internet browser (e.g., Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer).

Disconnecting from the Internet

When you are finished using the Internet and want to disconnect, right-click on the Connection Status icon by your clock. A menu will appear allowing you to choose to disconnect.

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