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How to Manually Setup Connection to NETDOOR

The information in this article applies to:

  • Windows Millenium Edition

Important
These directions are meant as guidelines only, NETDOOR cannot provide technical support for this OS as it is End of Life. NETDOOR provides this documentation as a support tool for customers still using Windows ME to connect to NETDOOR.

The following pages contain image maps of what your Windows ME configuration should look similar to when it is properly configured for use with Netdoor. You can click on each image as if you were looking at your own settings. In this way you can choose which settings you wish to examine.

Click here to see the standard configuration of Windows ME Dial-Up Networking for use with NETDOOR. To check or change these settings click the Start button, select Settings, click Dial-up Networking, right mouse click on the Netdoor icon, and then select Properties.

Click here to see the standard configuration of Windows ME Networking for use with NETDOOR. To check or change these settings click the Start button, select Settings, click Control Panel, and then double click the Network icon.

Click here for resolutions for common error messages.

Setting Up a Dial Up Networking connection

  1. Click the Start button, select Settings and then Dial-up Networking.
  2. Inside Dial-up Networking, double click on Make New Connection.
  3. In the Type a name for the computer you are dialing box, type the name of the computer you want to connect to. In this case, type in the word NETDOOR.
  4. In the Select a device box, click the modem to use to connect to the remote computer.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Now you will be asked for information about the location you are dialing. Leave the Area Code box empty. Enter the appropriate access number into the Telephone Number box.
  7. In the Country or region code box, click on the country where the computer you are calling resides.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Finished.
  10. Close all opened windows and return to the desktop.
  11. Click the Start button, select Settings and then Dial-up Networking.
  12. Inside Dial-up Networking, right click on the NETDOOR icon and select Properties.
  13. Click on the Networking tab.
  14. Uncheck Logon to Network.
  15. Uncheck Net BEUI and IPX/SPX.
  16. Click the TCP/IP Settings... button.
  17. Select the Specify Name Server Addresses option.
  18. For the Primary DNS, enter 208.137.128.8
  19. For the Secondary DNS, enter 208.137.128.6
  20. Click OK.
  21. Click OK.
  22. Your dial-up connection is now set.