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Dial-Up

Windows XP Setup Instructions

Follow the procedure below to setup a new dial-up connection on your Windows XP machine.

  • Double click on "My Computer".
  • Click on "Control Panel".
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  • Click on "Network and Internet Connections".
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  • Click on "Set up or change your Internet Connection".
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  • On the window that appears, click on "Setup".
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  • Follow the directions that appear on the Internet Setup Wizard by clicking on "Next".
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  • Select "Connect to the Internet," and click on "Next".
  • Select "Set up my internet connection manually," and click on "Next".
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  • Select "Connect using a dial up modem," and click on "Next".
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  • In the space labeled "Type a name for the computer you are dialing," type OpenCom. Then click on the "Next" button.
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  • In the space for the phone number enter, 956-3875(Ames area) or 433-9433(Boone area). Then click on the "Next" button.
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  • In the appropriate fields enter in your username and password provided to you by OpenCom and click on "Next".
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  • Review your connection properties and click "Finish".
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Connection to OpenCom

  • Now that you have succesfully set up your dial-up connection, simply open any web browser or other internet based application (such as Outlook Express), and A connection box will appear and ask for your "Username" and "Password", input the username and password you set up with us, if not already there, and then Left-click on "Connect"
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