Configure a PPPoE Dialer in Windows XP

Posted on January 7, 2009 by Daniel Petri in Networking with

To configure a PPPoE dialer in Windows XP do the following:

  1. Open Network Connections from the control Panel and click Create a New Connection.

  1. In the Welcome to the new connection wizard click Next.

  1. In the Network Connection Type window select Connect to the Internet. Click Next.

  1. In the Getting ready windows select Set up Connection Manually. Click Next.

  1. In the Internet Connection windows select Connect using a Broadband… Click Next.

  1. In the Connection name windows enter the connection’s name. Click Next.

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  1. In the Connection Availability window select Anyone’s Use (if you want to). Click Next.

  1. In the Internet Account Information window enter your ISP-given username and password.

Enable this connection to be the default connection, enable ICF and allow connecting without the need to prompt for a username and password – if you want. Click Next.

  1. In the final window select to create a desktop shortcut (if you want) and click Finish.

  1. A connect ISP PPPoE window will appear. Try to connect.

  1. Go back to the Network Connections window and see your new icon. You can change it’s properties by right-clicking on the icon.

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