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Dial Up Settings for Windows ME

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 ME. 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 ME based computer and how to configure your modem settings.


  1. Click Start, Settings then select Dial-Up Networking.

  2. Double click on the Make New Connection icon to open the Connection Wizard. Now enter the name Freeola where it says Type a name for the computer you are dialling. Make sure your modem or ISDN adaptor is selected where it says Select a device. Click Next to continue.

  3. Enter the Freeola dial-up internet number 0845 123 2035 and make sure that the Country region is set to United Kingdom (44). Click Next.

  4. Click Finish to complete the first part of the setup.

  5. If you have closed the Dial-Up Networking screen please click Start, Settings then Dial-Up Networking to open it again. Double click on your new Freeola icon to open the connection.

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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).

  9. In order to connect to your new dial-up connection simply double-click on the newly created desktop icon.

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