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Dial Up Settings for Windows 2000

By Freeola Support on 27th August, 2014 | 0 Comment(s)

Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. This guide is designed to help with setting up a dial-up connection on Windows 2000. For more internet help topics please visit our main Support Page.


Here are full instructions for setting up a Dial-Up Connection on your Windows 2000 based computer and how to configure your modem settings.


  1. Click on Start, Settings then Control Panel. Double click on Network and Dial-Up Connections

  2. Double click on the Make New Connection which starts the Connection Wizard. Click Next to continue.

  3. Choose Dial-up to the Internet and click Next to continue.

  4. Choose I want to set up my Internet connection manually and click Next to continue.

  5. Choose I connect through a phone line and a modem and click Next to continue.

  6. The next page will ask for your dial up internet settings. Enter the Area Code 0845 and Telephone number 123 2035. In the Country Code/Region field choose United Kingdom(44) Tick Use area code and dialing rules and click Next to continue.

  7. In the Username box, enter your dial-up username and in the Password box, enter your dial-up Password. For your dial-up username and password you can use Anything. 

  8. In the Connection Name field enter Freeola and click Next to continue.

  9. Tick Connect to the Internet immediately and click Finish to continue.

  10. The Dial-Up Connection Box should now appear. Click Connect. At this point your computer will start to dial. Leave the computer to fully connect and then load your web browser to check whether things are working. Once you have conducted this test, disconnect by double clicking the modem symbol on the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

  11. To make a Desktop shortcut to your Freeola Dial up Connection, right click on the Freeola icon in your Dial up Networking folder and choose Send To then Desktop (create shortcut).

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