Dial Up Settings for Windows 95/98
Welcome to the Freeola Internet customer support pages. This guide is designed to help with setting up a dial-up connection on Windows 95 and 98. 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 95 or 98 based computer and how to configure your modem settings. Please note that there may be some minor variations between the two versions of Windows.
Double click the My Computer icon located on your Desktop.
From the new window double click on Dial-Up Networking.
Select your modem type and give the connection a name you will easily remember (such as Freeola or My Internet). Click the Next button.
At the prompt type in the dial up internet phone number, 0845 123 2035 and click Next.
Check that the name of the dial up connection is okay then click Finish. This will create an icon in your Dial-Up Networking folder with that name.
The following optional stage may speed up modem connecting times but there is no obligation to complete this stage. Right click on the connection icon you just created and choose Properties, this will open the connection properties box. Click on the Servers tab and untick Log on to Network, NETBUI and IPX. You should only have 'Enable Software Compression' and TCP/IP ticked. Click OK.
To connect to Freeola using the connection you just created, double click its icon in the Dial-Up Networking folder.
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.
Click Connect to dial-up to the Internet and then load a browser program such as Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer or an e-mail program such as Microsoft Outlook Express.