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Windows 2000 Dial-Up Configuration (Summary)

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Note:If you would like connection guides with screenshots, they are available on the detailed connection guide page.

Install your modem according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Configure Dial-up Networking

  1. Right-click My Network Places and select Properties.
  2. Double-click on Make New Connection, select Dial-up to private network and then click Next.
  3. Enter 1 212 854-3100 for Columbia's primary modem pool or 1 212 854-2477 for Columbia's express modem pool. Make sure the Use Dialing Rules box is left unchecked. Click Next.
  4. Select For all users and then click Next. Enter Columbia A for the name of your connection. If you would like to add a shortcut on the desktop, select Add a shortcut to my desktop. Click Finish. Click Cancel at the initial login screen.

Test Your Connection

Click Start -> Settings -> Network and Dial-up Connections -> Columbia A.

Enter your CUIT account ID and password at the login screen and then click Dial. You will see a dialog box indicating your modem is dialing. You are now connected to Columbia A. Click OK. To disconnect, exit from each network program you started.

Double-click the terminal icon and then click Disconnect on the status screen to end your connection to Columbia A.

Configure for DHCP

The default configuration that comes with the Operating Systems is the correct configuration for DHCP. To check this, go to Start then Settings then Control Panel. Select Network, right-click on Local Area Connection and then select Properties. Select TCP/IP protocol and select Properties. Verify that under the General tab, Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically are selected.