Windows XP

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Please find below a step by step guide in order to set up a Windows XP Dial up connection.



In the Start menu, select Control Panel (if you are in the Classic View, in the Start menu select Settings, and then select Control Panel)

  • Click Network and Internet Connections (if you are in the Classic View, go to the next step)
  • Click Network Connections On the left, click Create a new connection

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  • Click Next


  • Click the Connect to the Internet button

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  • Click Next


  • Click the Set up my connection manually button

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  • Click Next


  • Click the Connect using a dial-up modem button

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  • Click Next


  • In the ISP Name text box, type eis.net

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  • Click Next


  • In the Telephone number text box, type 0198-331-202

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  • Click Next
  • In the User name text box, type your eis.net email address (such as jdoe@eis.net.au) (all lowercase)
  • In the Password text box, type your eis.net password (all lowercase)
  • In the Confirm password text box, type your eis.net password again
  • Click the Turn on Internet Connection Firewall for this connection check box to remove the tick

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  • Click Next


  • Click the Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop check box so that it has a tick

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  • Click Finish
  • In the Network Connections window, right-click on the eis.net icon and select Properties


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  • Click the Use dialing rules check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Show icon in notification area when connected check box so that it has a tick
  • Click the Options tab

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  • Click the Display progress while dialing check box so that it has a tick
  • Click the Prompt for name and password, certificate, etc. check box so that it has a tick
  • Click the Include Windows logon domain check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Prompt for phone number check box so that it has a tick
  • Click the Redial if line is dropped check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Security tab

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  • Click the Typical (recommended settings) radio button
  • In the Validate my identity as follows drop-down list, select Allow unsecured password
  • Click the Show terminal window check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Run script check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Networking tab

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  • In the Type of dial-up server I am calling drop-down list, select PPP: Windows 95/98/NT/2000 Internet
  • Click the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) check box so that it has a tick
  • Leave the QoS Packet Scheduler check box as it is
  • Click the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Client for Microsoft Networks check box to remove the tick
  • Click Settings

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  • Click the Enable LCP extensions check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Enable software compression check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Negotiate multi-link for single link connections check box to remove the tick
  • Click OK

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  • Click On Properties

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  • Click Obtain an IP address automatically.
  • Click USE the following DNS server Addresses
  • Primary : 203.12.171.1
  • Secondary: 192.189.54.33
  • Click OK

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Click on ADVANCED

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  • Click the Protect my computer and network by limiting or preventing access to this computer from the Internet check box to remove the tick
  • Click the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box to remove the tick
  • Click OK

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  • Close the Network Connections window

You should now be able to connect to the internet via your dial up networking icon on your desktop.