Control Panel. (You can also get into the Control Panel by
clicking Start -> Settings -> Control Panel)
Make New Connection.
the Make New Connection wizard, name the connection VyaNet.
Leave the Area
code: field blank, and fill in the Telephone number: field
with the correct number (Eugene's is 246-1245). Click Next.
Click Finish at
the bottom of the next window.
You should see
a new VyaNet icon in Dial-Up Networking
newly created VyaNet icon. Select Create Shortcut from the
menu. A window will pop up saying "Windows cannot create
a shortcut here. Would you like to place the shortcut on the
desktop instead?" Select Yes.
VyaNet icon again. Select Properties.
Under United States
of America, find the option Use area code and dialing properties.
Make sure that it's turned off.
on the Networking tab at the top of the window. All options
should be correct by default:
will be correct by default.
Click the Dialing
tab at the top right of the window:
This is the default
Internet connection can be checked or unchecked as you desire.
If you want it checked, we recommend that you select Never
dial a connection or Dial whenever a network connection is
not present. Setting it on Always dial my default connection
can sometimes cause programs to try connecting when a connection
is already present.
Enable idle disconnect
and Disconnect when connection may not be needed should not
be checked unless you want them checked and understand that
this may increase the chances of you experiencing frequent
Close the Dial-Up
Networking window, and close any other windows that are open.