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Check Dialup Settings – Windows 98

pen My Computer and double click Dial-up Networking. Right click your Expedient icon and select Properties. Use area code and Dialing Properties should NOT be checked. While you can enable Dialing Properties, we recommend you type the entire number INCLUDING properties into the "Telephone Number:" field (see below). Verify the Local Access Number in the Telephone number field and be sure the number you are calling is local. The number should be entered exactly as it needs to be dialed. For example, if you need to dial the area code enter the number as XXX-XXX-XXXX.To disable call waiting, type in *70, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have tone dialing or 1170, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have pulse dialing. Note: Some phone companies use 70# to disable call waiting; if this applies to you, type in 70#, XXX-XXX-XXXX. If you are not sure what your call waiting code is, please contact your telephone company for this information. If...
 

January 20, 2011
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Check Dialup Settings – Windows 2000

To check your Dialup settings in Windows 2000: From the Start menu, choose Control Panel, and double click the Network and Dialup Connections icon. Right click your Expedient Dialup Connection and choose Properties. If necessary, choose your modem in the Connect using field. While you can enable Dialing Properties, we recommend that you UNCHECK "Use dialing rules" and type the entire number INCLUDING properties into the "Telephone Number:" field (see below). Verify the Local Access Number in the Telephone number field and be sure the number you are calling is local. The number should be entered exactly as it needs to be dialed. For example, if you need to dial the area code enter the number as XXX-XXX-XXXX.To disable call waiting, type in *70, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have tone dialing or 1170, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have pulse dialing. Note: Some phone companies use 70# to disable call waiting; if this applies to you, t...
 

January 20, 2011
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Check Dialup Settings – Windows NT

o check your Windows NT Dialup settings: Open My Computer and double click Dialup Networking. With your Expedient entry selected in the Phonebook entry to dial, click the More button. Select Edit entry and modem properties. On the Basic tab: Entry name should be Expedient. Check your Local Access Number in the Phone number field. The number should be entered exactly as it needs to be dialed. For example, if you need to dial the area code enter the number as XXX XXX-XXXX, or if you need to dial 9 to get an outside line enter the number as 9, XXX-XXXX. Dashes (-) and spaces are not required. Use Telephony dialing properties should NOT be checked. While you can enable Dialing Properties, we recommend you type the entire number INCLUDING properties into the "Telephone Number:" field (see below). Verify the Local Access Number in the Telephone number field and be sure the number you are calling is local...
 

January 20, 2011
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Check Dialup Settings – Windows ME

To check your Windows ME dialup settings: Open My Computer, double click the Control Panel, and open Dial-Up Networking. Right click your Expedient icon and select Properties. Use area code and Dialing Properties should NOT be checked. should NOT be checked. While you can enable Dialing Properties, we recommend you type the entire number INCLUDING properties into the "Telephone Number:" field (see below). Verify the Local Access Number in the Telephone number field and be sure the number you are calling is local. The number should be entered exactly as it needs to be dialed. For example, if you need to dial the area code enter the number as XXX-XXX-XXXX.To disable call waiting, type in *70, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have tone dialing or 1170, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have pulse dialing. Note: Some phone companies use 70# to disable call waiting; if this applies to you, type in 70#, XXX-XXX-XXXX. If you are not sure what...
 

January 20, 2011
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Check Dialup Settings – Windows XP

To check your Dialup settings in Windows XP: From the Start menu, choose Control Panel. Click the Network and Internet Connections option, then choose Network Connections. Note: If the Control Panel is in Classic View, double click the Network Connections icon. Right click your Expedient Dialup Connection and choose Properties. If necessary, choose your modem in the Connect using field. While you can enable Dialing Properties, we recommend that you UNCHECK "Use dialing rules" and type the entire number INCLUDING properties into the "Telephone Number:" field (see below). Verify the Local Access Number in the Telephone number field and be sure the number you are calling is local. The number should be entered exactly as it needs to be dialed. For example, if you need to dial the area code enter the number as XXX-XXX-XXXX.To disable call waiting, type in *70, XXX-XXX-XXXX if you have tone dialing or 1170, XXX-XXX-XXXX...
 

January 20, 2011
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Dialup Networking Error 629

Problem: Error 629: The port was disconnected by the remote machine. Operating Systems: Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98 & NT There are many different causes for this type of error. The most common cause is an incorrect username or password, but it can also be caused by line noise or by a modem problem. If this error occurs after the connection status says Authenticating (or Verifying Username and Password), then it is probably caused by an incorrect username or password. Check your dialup username and password settings, then try the connection again. Choose your Operating System below for instructions to check you settings: Windows XP Windows ME Windows NT Windows 2000 Windows 98 If you receive this error before the connection gets to Authenticating (or Verifying Username and Password), then it is probably caused by line noise or modem problems. Line Noise: There are many causes of line noise inside and outside of your hou...
 

January 20, 2011