Windows 95 and 98 have built-in Internet support! If you've arranged for an account with an Internet Service Provider, and you've installed your applications (Web Browser, E-mail, FTP, etc.) you can be cruising the Net and sending e-mail within 10 minutes. Here's what you need to do:
- Install your modem
- Install Dial-Up Networking Support
- Install Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
- Create Dial-Up Networking profile.
1. Is your modem installed?
Click -->Settings to find the Windows 95
Control Panel. Click the mouse once on Control Panel
to open it.
Locate the Modems icon in Control Panel.
Double-click on Modems to verify/add a
(Click here for more help)
2. Is Dial-Up Networking installed? Go to --> Programs--> AccessoriesIf you see a Dial-Up Networking folder under Accessories, then Dial-Up Networking has been installed. Install your Modem (1), and set up your ISP information (3).If you do not see a Dial-Up Networking folder under Accessories, then you'll need to open the Control Panel and select Add/Remove Programs to install this service.Click here for more DUN install help
3. Have you installed the Internet TCP/IP protocol for Dial-Up Networking?Sadly, this protocol is not automatically installed, when you install Dial-Up Networking, as described above. ButFortunately, it only takes a minute or two for you to add it.A. Go to START -- Settings -- Control PanelB. Click on the Network IconC. Add the TCP/IP Protocol for Dial-Up Networking.(Click here for more details)4. Have you entered the address information for your Internet Service Provider?In order for you to establish an Internet connection, Windows 95 Dial-Up Networking must know how to log on to your ISP.To set up a Dialing Profile, open the Dial-Up Networking folder, under Start Menu ---> Programs ---> Accessories. Double-click the 'Make New Connection' icon. (Click here for more dialing profile help)
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