|Configure Dial-Up Networking
Double-click on My Computer.
Double-click on Dial-Up Networking.
Under Dial-Up Networking, look for an icon labeled
If you do not have this, click here.
Right-click on this icon, and in the small menu that appears,
Make sure the area code is the same as your area code and enter
the correct phone number and click on Next. If you are not sure
which number to use, click here.
WARNING: Some phone systems (especially
Sprint) will pick this up as a long distance call if you have the
area code in the phone number.
If you take out the check from the "Use country code and area
code" like the picture below, you will be assured that it
doesn't add the area code to the phone number (potentially making it
a long distance call). Note that your modem will most likely be
different from the one pictured here.
Click on Server Type.
The only items that should be checked here are Enable Software
Compression above, and TCP/IP below. Uncheck everything else.
Click on TCP/IP Settings .
Click on Specify Name Server Addresses, enter
Primary DNS and 126.96.36.199 for Secondary DNS.
Click on OK and then OK again to exit. You should now have
29 West Main Street, Martinsville, VA 24112
PO Box 1126, Martinsville, VA 24114
Tel: (276) 666-9533 or (800)
766-6861 or Fax: (276) 666-9534