Dial Up Network Settings
Get to know more on advantages of dial up network settings
Dial Up is among the connectivity options that are available to users for the purpose of connecting to the Internet. The Dial up connection is processed through the aid of a standard telephone line that is using the PSTN or Public Switched Telephone Network services. Internet access to the user systems using the dial up connection can be granted to users with the help of modem device and a telephone number. The utilities mentioned above should be perfectly configured to the system for the purpose of connecting to the Internet using the dial up connection. Either the user computer must include a dial modem or the user should connect an external modem suitable for the system. The dial up connection does not require any other infrastructure options other than the telephone service. The service is also helpful to travelers since the telephone service spreads widely over an area. The dial up connection is also helpful to users with low budgets. The dial up connection is also helpful to people residing in rural or remote areas.
Discussed below are the network settings associated with dial up connection:
- Configure the Modem
- Settings on Computer
- Connection Settings
Configure the Modem
Installing a modem for dial up connection that is compatible with Windows operating system on the user computer. The specifications of the modem should also be checked for using the device for dial up connection. The device should be installed correctly on the system and should be configured accordingly by double clicking on the modem icon in 'Control Panel'. Also check whether the device is working after installing the specific driver software for the modem device on the system.
Settings on Computer
The user should access the connection wizard and provide details regarding the dial up connection that is going to be setup. The region or country name, area code, etc. should be provided by the user. Thus the user can create the network connection definitions for dial up connections on the system.
In the new connection wizard, the user should choose the following options at the window. Connecting using a dial up modem is for the purpose of connecting to the dial up connection scenario. Type the name of the ISP and the phone number in suitable positions along with the Internet connection account information. The other properties regarding the protocol for the communication can be configured in the connection properties window.
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