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Q: How do I change my dial up number?
Posted by - NA - on 17 Dec 2008 1:53 PM

Windows Vista

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Look on the right side for Control Panel and click it.
  3. After the Control Panel window opens, Click on Network and Internet
  4. Once Network and Internet opens, click on "Connect to a network"
  5. After you've selected your dial up connection, click "Connect" at the bottom of the window.
  6. Type in your new  number into the box provided.
  7. Click "Connect".
  8. Click "Yes" on the next window.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button to open the Start Menu, slide up to Connect To.
  2. Click on the connection you use to dialup to Dowco.
  3. In the field labeled Dial, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  4. Click the Dial button.
  5. Windows will ask you if you want to make the change permanent. Click Yes.

Windows 2000

  1. Click the Start button to open the Start Menu, slide up to Settings and left-click on Control Panel.
  2. Double-click on the icon labeled Network and Dial-Up Connections.
  3. Double-click on the icon for your connection with Dowco.
  4. Left-click on the Properties button.
  5. In the field labeled Telephone Number, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  6. Click OK and close the Dial-up Networking window

Windows ME

  1. Click the Start button to open the Start Menu, slide up to Settings and left-click on Dial-Up Networking.
  2. Left-click once on the icon for your connection with Dowco.
  3. Pull down the File menu and click on Properties.
  4. In the field labeled Telephone Number, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  5. Click OK and close the Dial-up Networking window.

Windows 95/98

  1. With your computer turned on and all programs closed, double-click on the My Computer icon on your desktop.
  2. Double-click on Dial-up Networking.
  3. Left-click once on the icon for your connection with Dowco.
  4. Pull down the File menu and click on Properties.
  5. In the field labeled Telephone Number, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  6. Click OK and close the Dial-up Networking window.

MacOS X

  1. Click the Apple menu.
  2. Click the System Preferences.
  3. Click the Network icon in the System Preferences.
  4. Select Internal Modem or External Modem in the "Show" box.
  5. Select the PPP tab.
  6. In the field labeled Telephone Number:, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  7. Click the "Apply Now" button.

MacOS 9.0 and Remote Access

  1. Open the Apple menu by click on the Apple icon in the upper-left hand corner.
  2. Slide down to Control Panels and select Remote Access.
  3. In the field labeled Number:, erase the existing number and type in the new number.
  4. Close Remote Access and click Yes when you are prompted to save the changes..
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