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Connecting Internet using Dial-Up Access

Updated on September 21, 2011

In order to connect the Internet using Dial Up access, you need have an Internet accounts from ISP, MODEM , computer with a browser and a telephone line. After having all these, follow the steps below to connect the internet.

1. Click on Start ->> Control panel ->> Network Internet Connections

2. Open New Network Wizard and then click on Next button.

3. Choose Setup My connection Manually and then click on Next.

4. Type the name of your ISP and click on Next.

5. Type username and password provided by the ISP and click on Next.

6. Set whether or not you want available to all and if you want a desktop shortcut for connection.

If you placed a shortcut, open it and it looks like this

7. Now provide a username and password and specify whether or not to save it and whether or not to allow anyone to access the Internet.

8. Click on Dial button and you should be connected if username and password is verified on the ISP.

To connect Internet you need:-


- A computer running Microsoft windows XP/7/200 or any operating system software.

- A telephone line to connect the ISP server.

- A modem to exchange information between user's computer and server of ISP through telephone line.


- A web browser for accessing the Internet.

- TCP/IP protocol for exchanging information between server and computer.

- Dial UP software to establish connection between your computer and the server of ISP.


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    • bodh678 profile image

      bodh678 6 years ago from ASIA

      Yup I am a broadband user but some people still use it.

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      mountainmike1 6 years ago

      Wow - that takes me back to years ago when there was no broadband wireless and if you were in a motel/hotel you had to unplug the phone so you could use the jack with your dark grey cable that plugged into your computer.

      Useful article and in some cases (rare) you may still need it?

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      Reynold Jay 6 years ago from Saginaw, Michigan

      I admit it--I knew how to do this!

      It’s great to see a new HUBBER and welcome to HUB writing. I found I enjoyed this very much. You have this laid out beautifully and it is easy to understand. Keep up the great HUBS. I must give this an “Up ONE and awesome.” I'm always your fan! RJ

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