Windows 98

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Please find below a step by step guide to help set up an Internet connection with Windows 98 Double click on MY COMPUTER on your desktop. Now double click on Dial up Networking

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Double Click on MAKE A NEW CONNECTION

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Name the Connection eis.net, click "next"

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Type the phone number of your account

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07 3307 9800 for Block hours, Casual Access or Business Access


Click Next and then Finish



Right Click on the eis.net Icon and select PROPERTIES

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The General tab will show the phone number you placed in here previously. Untick Use Area code and Dialling Properties.

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Click on the tab called SERVER TYPE

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Type of Dial-Up Server = PPP: Internet, Windows NT Server, Windows 98 In Advanced options: tick only Enable software compression


In Allowed network protecols: tick only TCP / IP


Now click on the button labelled TCP / IP Settings

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Now we must configure your username and password and Proxy details.


Click on your START MENU, SETTINGS & CONTROL PANEL

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Find INTERNET OPTIONS or INTERNET and Double Click. Win98 intops2.gif


In the first Tab called GENERAL Type http://www.eis.net.au in the Address for your home page.

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Now, click on the tab called CONNECTIONS Double click on eis.net (Default) in the Dial up settings Box

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Half way down you will tick USE A PROXY SERVER and type the address proxy.eis.net.au PORT 8080 You can also tick BYPASS PROXY SERVER FOR LOCAL ADDRESSES

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In DIAL UP SETTINGS, type your eis.net username for eg, jsmith and password

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You can now click on APPLY or OK at the bottom.

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