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Windows ME Internet Setup

Sep 18 2010

Step 1. Click on the Start menu and move the mouse over top of Setting to open the sub-menu and then click on Control Panel.

Step 2. In the Control Panel, locate and double-click on Dial-Up Networking.

Step 3. Double-click on Make New Connection.

Step 4. Enter a name for the name of the computer you are dialing, (this name dosent have to be specific, it is only for your use) then click on Next.

Step 5. Enter the area code and phone number, then click Next.

Step 6. Click Finish.

Step 7. In the Dial-Up Networking window, you should be able to find an icon with the name that you gave for your connection right-click on it and choose Properties from the submenu that appears.

Step 8. Click on the Networking tab at the top of the properties screen.

Make sure that only "TCP/IP" and "Enable Software Compression" have check marks in their respective boxes. If any other items are checked, click on the check mark to remove it. Click Ok to return to the Dial-Up Networking.

(these are standard to check, your ISP may have you check other boxes instead or in addition, check with your service provider)

Step 9. Right-click on your connection icon and choose "Create Shortcut". A dialog box will appear that says,

Step 10. "Windows can not create a shortcut here. Do you want Windows to place the shortcut on the desktop instead?" Click Yes. Close Dial-Up Networking.

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