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Chapter 26. Establishing a Dial-Up Inter... > Configuring a Connection to an Exist...

Configuring a Connection to an Existing Internet Account

Windows 98 uses a service called Dial-Up Networking (DUN) to connect your system to the Internet over telephone lines. The Internet Connection Wizard automatically installs Dial-Up Networking if necessary. Individual connection icons within the Dial-Up Networking folder contain all the information you need to connect with the Internet. You'll find the Dial-Up Networking folder in the My Computer window. To open this system folder from the Start menu, click Start and choose Programs, Accessories, Dial-Up Networking.

If you already have an account with an ISP, the wizard's step-by-step procedures can help you create a Dial-Up Networking connection with a minimum of clicking and typing. The default settings assume you're making a standard PPP connection, with IP address and DNS (Domain Name Server) settings assigned dynamically. Follow these steps:


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