Technical Support for
Windows '95 TCP/IP Dialup Configuration.

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  1. Double click the My Computer Icon, and check for the dialup networking icon. If you don't have a dialup networking icon, then dialup networking needs to be installed:
  2. Double click the dialup networking icon, if running for the first time, you will be taken to the dialup networking setup wizard, if it isn't the first time you've run dialup networking, double click the new connection icon.
  3. Name the new connection Fishbone, and press the next button.
  4. The phone # is (541) 345-1129.
  5. Press the next button, then finish button, and the new Fishbone connection will be created. Now you need to configure the connection that you just created.
  6. Select the Fishbone icon and go to the File menu and go to Properties.
  7. Press the Server type button in the lower right.
  8. Make sure that the connection type is PPP: Win 95, Win NT 3.5, Internet. Under advanced options, make sure that log on to network and enable software compression have a check by them and that require encrypted password does not.
  9. Under allowed network protocols, TCP/IP should be the only protocol checked. If the others are checked, uncheck them.
  10. Press the TCP/IP settings option, and make sure that Server assigned IP address is selected. In the next section, click on Specify Name Server Addresses and enter this number into the Primary DNS section:
    Leave the Secondary DNS, Primary WINS, and Secondary WINS clear. Verify that the check boxes at the bottom ARE checked then click OK.
  11. You will need to double click this Fishbone Dialup Network Icon that you've just created and configured to start your Internet connection in the future. But before you can do that, one more piece needs to be configured.
  12. You will need to configure your network control panel to make the Fishbone dialup session compatible with Fishbone's network services. Start by double clicking network icon in the control panel.
  13. First we need to check for a dialup adapter. If you do not have on listed under the installed network components, one needs to be added. To do this, follow the below steps:
  • Next, you will need to have the TCP/IP network protocol loaded, this will show up under the dialup adapter. If the TCP/IP protocol isn't installed, follow the steps below to add it.
  • Select the TCP/IP protocol by highlighting it, and press the properties button.
  • Press the DNS Configuration tab:
  • Press the IP Address tab, and select to obtain IP automatically.
  • We are now finished configuring the TCP/IP protocol, press the OK button.
  • Select the Dialup adapter and click on the Properties button.
  • Select the middle tab at the top labled bindings and be sure that the only protocol checked is the TCP/IP protocol. If others are checked, uncheck them.
  • Click Ok and OK again. You will be told to restart your computer. At this point do so to implement the recent changes.
  • To start your dial up session with Fishbone, Choose My computer, and Dialup Networking, Double click Fishbone. Enter your login ID and password, press the connect button.
  • When the session is connected, you will be able to run Netscape,Eudora, or any other Internet programs.