Setting Up Windows 2000
- On the desktop, locate Start in the lower-left hand corner
and click on it:
- Click Settings icon.
- Click Control Panel or Network and Dial-up Connections
- Click the button Make New Connection
- Welcome to the Network Connection Wizard, will be displayed, click
- Network Connection Type, check the box Dial-up to the Internet,
then click Next
- Phone Number to Dial, Check the Use Dialing Rules Box, manually
enter the Area code: 647, Phone number: 477-1477, and
Country/region code: - click Canada (1) on the drop menu, then click
- Connection Availability, click Next
- Completing the Network Connection Wizard. At this point you can
press Finish to complete the process. Type the name you want to use for
this connection or use the default. It can be what ever you want. In the
example Dial-up Connect TFN was used. You may consider using your
Toronto FreeNet Login Id, especially if you have many dial-up connections.
- Connect Dial-up Connection will now be displayed. Change User
name: to the Toronto FreeNet Logon Id. (change aa123 on the sample screen
to your Toronto Freenet Id.)
Enter the Toronto FreeNet Password in Password: and check Save
Password. Then press the Dial button to be connected to Toronto
If you are having problems, check your settings against the following
- On Connect Dial-up Connection click Dialing Rules
- Phone And Modem Options – Dialing Rules, Click Edit on this
- Edit Location – General, verify settings, if you have a push button
phone service check Dial using: Tone. Pulse is for the old analog rotary
dial phones. There are still some around GTA.
- Edit Location - Area Code Rules
- Edit Location - Calling Card
- Connect Dial-up Connection, click Properties, and verify the
- Dial-up Connection – General
- Dial-up Connection - Options
- Dial-up Connection – Security, ensure that the Show terminal
window is not checked.
- Dial-up Connection - Networking
- If the above settings match those that are on your system, then verify
the modem settings on your computer. Modem settings are specific to each
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