Installing Windows'95 TCP/IP dialer
How to install the Windows 95 TCP/IP dialer and connect to
- Open Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel and click
on the Windows Setup tab.
- If there is not a check next to Communications, click on
Communications to put a check mark in the box and then
click on the Details button.
- Check the Dial-Up Networking option in the component list
and click on the OK button. If you are installing the
components from the CD-ROM drive, click on the OK button
at the bottom of the Add/Remove Program Properties dialog
box. Otherwise, insert the required disks as Windows asks
- After loading the software, double-click on the Network
icon in the Control Panel.
- When the Network dialogue box appears, click on the Add
- Click on the Protocol option and the Add button.
- When the Select Network Protocol menu appears, choose
Microsoft from the Manufacturers menu and TCP/IP from the
Network Protocols menu. Click on OK.
- When the Configuration dialog box appears again,
highlight the Dial-Up Adapter and click on the Properties
- Click on the Bindings tab to display the list of
protocols. Confirm that there is a check mark next to the
TCP/IP protocol listing. Click on OK.
- Once again, the Configuration dialog box appears.
Highlight TCP/IP in the Network Components menu and click
on the Properties button.
- Choose the IP Address tab to display the dialog box.
Choose the Obtain an IP address automatically radio
- Click on the Gateway tab and type the gateway address in
the New Gateway field. (The gateway address for MTS.Net
- Click on the DNS Configuration tab to display the dialog
box. Click on the Enable DNS radio button and type your
login id in the Host field and MTS.Net in the Domain
field. Type the Domain Name Server's IP address in the
DNS server search order field (188.8.131.52) and click
on the Add button.
- Click on OK to return to the Network dialog box and OK
again to return to the Control Panel. Windows may ask you
to load one or more disks at this time.
- Close the Control Panel and restart Windows 95, or, if
you are making changes to an existing Windows 95 setup,
you may be prompted to click on the Yes button to restart
the computer before the new settings will take effect.
- After Windows 95 has restarted, double-click on the My
Computer icon. and choose the Dial-Up Networking icon, or
click on the Start menu, open the Programs menu, and
choose Dial-Up Networking from the Accessories menu.
- If you haven't already installed a modem, the program
will give you a chance to install it now.
- Double-click on the Make New Connection icon to start the
New Connection Wizard. In the first screen of the Wizard,
replace "My Connection" in the Type a name for
the computer you are dialing field with the name of your
service provider (ie: MTS.Net) or something similar.
Click on the Next> button.
- In the next screen of the New Connection wizard, type in
the MTS.Net telephone number (ie: for Winnipeg, the
number is 287- 8100). You may also set the Country Code
to Canada. Click on the Next> button. You will now be
prompted that you have successfully created a Dial_Up
Networking connection. Click on the Finish button.
- The Dial-Up Networking window will now have a second icon
with the name you specified. Right-click on the new icon
and select the Properties command.
- Click on the Configure button and select the Options tab
to display the dialog box. Under Connection control, make
the Bring up terminal window after dialing option active.
Click on OK. Click on OK once again to return you to the
Dial-Up Networking window.
- Double click on your new icon, and click on the Connect
button, which will dial your modem. When the Post-Dial
Terminal Screen appears, press your Enter key once. When
prompted, enter your user id (ie: bsmith) and press
Enter. You will next be prompted to enter your password.
- When prompted, press 2 for PPP connection. You will
probably see some sort of gibberish being written to your
screen. This will abate when you click on the Continue
- You will then be informed that your username and password
are being verified. If you have entered that information
correctly, you now should be logged in to MTS.Net.
Doug K Donahue (MTS Help Desk) 10/95