How to Connect to Internet Service Providers from Windows
The information in this article applies to:
Windows NT Workstation version 4.0
Windows NT Server version 4.0
describes how to configure Windows NT 4.0 Dial-Up Networking
(DUN) to connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
NOTE: The procedure in this article
assumes your ISP provides the PPP protocol for dial-up connections.
The following instructions assume that you have already installed
Dial-Up Networking on your computer. For information about installing
Dial- Up Networking in Windows NT, see the following article
in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
TITLE: How to Install and Configure Windows NT
4.0 Dial-Up Networking
To configure Windows NT to connect to an ISP using PPP, follow
- If the TCP/IP protocol is installed, you can proceed with
step 2. If the TCP/IP protocol is not installed, double-click
Network in Control Panel, click the Protocols
tab, click Add, click TCP/IP Protocol, click OK,
and then follow the instructions on your screen.
- In My Computer, double-click Dial-Up Networking.
- If you have run Dial-Up Networking before, click New
to create a new phonebook entry for your ISP. If this is the
first time you have run Dial-Up Networking, you receive the following
The phonebook is empty. Press OK to add
- Under Name The New Phonebook Entry, type a name for
your ISP, and then click Next.
- Click the I Am Calling The Internet check box to select
it, and then click Next.
- Under Phone Number, type your ISP's phone number,
click Next, and then click Finish.
- Click More, and then click Edit Entry And Modem
- Click the Server tab. Ensure that Dial-up Server
Type is set to PPP, Windows NT, Windows 95 Plus, Internet.
- Click TCP/IP Settings, modify the settings to match
the settings provided by your ISP, and then click OK.
- If your ISP requires a terminal window to log on, click the
Script tab, click Pop Up A Terminal Window, and
then click OK.
- Click OK, and then click Dial to connect to
- Type your user name and password for your ISP account, clear
the Domain box, and then click OK.
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