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Chapter 17. Getting on the Internet > Locations, Locations, Locations: Setting ... - Pg. 205

Getting on the Internet To get things going, follow these steps: 1. 2. 3. 205 Select Start, Control Panel, Printers and Other Hardware, Phone and Modem Options. Make sure the Dialing Rules tab is displayed. The locations you create will be listed in the Locations list. You should see an existing location --called New Location--that was set up during the Windows XP installation. Click New to drag the New Location dialog box in by the scruff of the neck. The General tab contains the basic options for the new location: · Location name--Enter a name for the new location (such as "Calls from the Coast" or "Call Waiting's Outta There!"). · Country/region--Use this list to specify the country you'll be in when you're dialing. · Area code--Use this text box to specify the area code you'll be in when you're dialing. · To access an outside line for local calls, dial--Use this text box to type in the number (or num- bers) that must be dialed to get an outside line for local calls (such as 9). · To access an outside line for long-distance calls, dial--Use this text box to type in the number (or numbers) that must be dialed to get an outside line for long-distance calls (such as 8). · Use this carrier code to make long-distance calls--Use this text box to type in the number (or numbers) that must be dialed to access your long distance provider. · Use this carrier code to make international calls--Use this text box to type in the number (or numbers) that must be dialed to access your international call provider.