Dial Setup – Windows 2000

The following are step-by-step instructions for configuring Dial-Up Networking in Windows 2000 for use with Access US

  1. On the main desktop, click the Right mouse button on My Network Places
  2. When the Pop-Up menu appears, click on Properties.
  3. Double Click on Make New Connection.
  4. This will bring up the Network Connection Wizard. When you see this screen, click Next.
  5. When the NCW asks you what connection type, please select Dial-up to the Internet and click Next.
  6. On the next screen click on I want to set up my Internet connection manually and click \ Next.
  7. The next screen you will need to select I connect through a phone line and a modem then click Next.
  8. On this screen you will need to type the area code in the first box and the telephone number in the second box. When you have completed this click Next.
  9. In the User Name: field, enter your user name (your username is the same as your full e-mail address, for example username@accessus.net) using only lowercase letters.
    In the Password: field, enter your password.
    Then click Next.

  10. For the Connection Name, change the name from Connection To xxx-xxxx (where xxx-xxxx is the access number) to AccessUS or something that would help you to easily remember what that connection is for. Then click Next.
  11. Click No when it asks if you would like to set-up a new Internet mail account and click Next.
  12. On the last screen simply click Finish to complete the set-up.
  13. To connect, click the Right mouse button on My Network Places and slide down to Properties.
  14. Double click on the Access US dial-up connection that we just created.
  15. The first time you open this connection, click on Properties.
  16. When the configuration box appears, click on the Networking tab.
  17. Under the Networking tab click on the Settings button under Type of dial-up server I am calling.
  18. Under the PPP Settings menu make sure Negotiate Multi-Link for Single Link Connections is UNCHECKED. Your screen should match the screen below. When this is complete click OK.
  19. Click OK on the next screen and you will return to the Dial-Up screen. Click Connect to have the computer dial-out to the internet.