Create an Internet connection:

To set up a new Flat Rate dialup connection on Windows XP, do the following:

On the Desktop, click the Start button and select Control Panel from the menu.

 

Windows XP gives you the option to view the Control Panel in two different views:  Category View and Classic View.

Note:  To view Classic View, click the Switch to Classic View link or to view the Category View, click the Switch to Category View link.

Category View

 

Classic View

 

Click on the Network and Internet Connections icon.

 

Click on the Network Connections icon.

The Network and Internet Connections screen appears.

Click on Network Connections icon.

Classic View does not have the window pictured to the left.
The Network Connections icon is already in the Classic Control Panel (pictured above).

The Network Connections window appears.

In the left-hand column, click the Create a new connection link.

The Network Connections window appears.

In the left-hand column, click the Create a new connection link. 

 

The New Connection Wizard begins.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Select the option Connect to the Internet.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Select the option Set up my connection manually.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Select the option Connect using a dial-up modem.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

ISP Name  =  Enter a name for the connection such as Flat Rate.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Phone number  =  Enter the Access number you use to connect to the Internet. 

If your telephone line services are paid to BT then 03001236 is the correct access number.

If your telephone line services are paid to Eircom then 1332103001236 is the correct access number.

If your telephone line services are not paid to either of the companies above please conatct your supplier for a five digit switch number to place ahead of the 03001236 access number .

Click the Next button to continue.



Create this connection for  =  Select the option that suits you best.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

User name  =  netsmart
Password  =  netsmart
Confirm password  =  Confirm the dial-up password you just entered.

Note 1:  If you check the box Make this the default Internet connection, you'll be able to connect through Internet Explorer.

Note 2:  If you do not have a firewall, check the box Turn on Internet Connection Firewall for this connection.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

That's it.  You're done.

Click the Finish button to complete the configuration.

 

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