Networking > Dial-Up > Windows XP Dial-Up Configuration (Summary)
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Configure Dial-up Networking
Test Your Connection
Click Start, Connect To and then select Columbia A or double-click the Columbia A shortcut on your desktop.
Enter your User name (CUIT account ID)---do not include "@columbia.edu"---and password at the login screen and then click Dial. You will see a pop-up window indicating that your modem is dialing and connecting. To disconnect, exit from each of the network programs you started. Double-click the terminal icon and then click Disconnect on the Columbia A Status window to end your connection to Columbia A.
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.