Microsoft Vista Dial Up Connections
To create a new Dial UP Connection on our Microsoft Vista
Computer. There are different versions of Microsoft Vista
(Home, Business, Ultimate). The menu's for
each are not exactly the same. They are
similar and the pictures we show below are from the
Business Version of Microsoft Vista.
To create a new Dial UP Connections start by Clicking the
Start symbol in the lower left corner of the computer.
When you click the start button you
will see a list like the one below.
You will then see the Control Panel menu. It
will like one of the two examples below.
These are just two different view of the same
We want to be working with the Classic
View. If you are viewing the Classic View Control Panel
then you have nothing to do. If you are viewing the
Control Panel Home you need to click on the Classic View Link
in the upper left corner (see picture below)
Now Find and click on the Network and Sharing
Now you will see Network and Sharing Center
and you want to click on the "Set up a connection or
network" link in the upper left corner of the screen.
You will now see the screen below. Make
sure you select line and then click Next:
You should now see a new screen like
the one below. Look at the screen and See all the notes
below related to what you need to enter.
On the above screen you want to put in the
The telephone number you picked from the list
Your user name (make sure it includes
Check the box "Remember this password"
Under Connection Name Enter something so you
can identify this dial up connection. Like "IHOT Dial
Then there is a button at the bottom called
Connect. Click it.
It will now try to connect to the dial up
If successful you are done.
If not you will see the following screen.
Don't panic. Just click on Set up the
This will allow you to edit the
Once saved you can copy a shortcut to your