Dialup Setup Instructions - Windows 2000

1) From the Start menu, choose Settings -> Network and Dialup Connections.




 

2) Double-Click the Make New Connection Icon.


 

3) You will be welcomed to the Network Connection Wizard.

Click Next.


4) Choose Dial-up to a Private Network.

Click Next.


 

5) In the Phone number field, type your local access number exactly as it needs to be dialed without spaces or dashes. Do not put anything in the area code box.

IMPORTANT: COPPER.NET CANNOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT ANY DIAL-UP PORT IS LOCAL. IF ANY DOUBT EXISTS, USER SHOULD CONTACT THEIR TELEPHONE SERVICE PROVIDER DIRECTLY.

Click the Next button.


6) Choose "For all Users".

Click Next.


7) Change the name of the connection to Copper.net.

Be sure to check the box that says Create Shorcut

Click Finish.


8) Open Internet Explorer. Click on Tools, then click on Internet Options

9) On the General Tab, where it says "You can change the page to use for your homepage". Type in http://www.mycopper.net, then click Apply.

 

 

10) Click on Connections Tab. Put a dot next to "Always dial my default connection", then click Apply.

 

 

11) While on the Connections tab, highlight the new Copper.net connection and click Settings on the right.  This will bring up the Connection Settings dialog box.  In the Username and Password fields, please verify that the information appears correctly.

IMPORTANT: THE PASSWORD WILL APPEAR AS 16 DOTS.  THIS IS NORMAL.  IT IS A SECURITY PRECAUTION IN WINDOWS TO MASK THE LENGTH OF YOUR PASSWORD.

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KBID: 50
Categories: "Dialup Setup Instructions"
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Operating System(s): "Windows 2000"
Created: 12/1/2007
Last Updated: 6/19/2009
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