Windows XP Dialup Networking Setup

  • Click on Start
  • Click on Control Panel
  • If in Category View, select Network and Internet Connections, then double click Network Connections near the bottom of the window.
  • If in Classic View, double click Network Connections
  • You should see the following:

  • Double click New Connection Wizard.
  • Click Next



  • Click on and select the Connect to the Internet option. Click Next.


  • Click on and select the "Set up my connection manually..." option. Click Next

  • Click on and select the "Connect using a dial-up modem" option.
  • Click Next.

  • Type ChicagoNet as the ISP name. Click Next


  • Type the area code and phone number of a ChicagoNet dialup that is local to you. (Refer to the dialup list ). Click Next.


  • Enter your User name and Password if you wish them to be saved for automatic use. Be sure to enter your username as as shown below. Click Next.


  • Check the "Add a shortcut.." box to add a connection Icon to your desktop. Click Next.


  • You should now see the connection window.  If you don't, double click your connection to open this window.
  • Click Properties.


  • Click the Networking Tab.
  • Make sure the "Type of dial-up server..." is set to the one pictured below.
  • Click (Make sure to keep it checked) the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).  Click Properties.


  • Make sure the "Obtain an IP address automatically" option is selected.
  • Click on "Use the following DNS server address:".
  • Enter as your Preferred DNS server.
  • Enter as your Alternate DNS server.
  • Click OK.
  • Click OK on the properties window.
  • Your setup is now complete and you may connect to the Internet at this time.

Email:  Revised: May 1, 2000

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