How to Configure PPP for on Windows NT 4.0

Windows NT 4.0 Workstation or Server Dial-Up Networking Setup

This short page covers the setup of Dial-Up Networking on Windows NT for use with a PPP account. Before you start, you should have the Windows NT networking support loaded on your system. In particular, you need to have the TCP/IP protocol loaded. Other protocols (IPX/SPX and NetBEUI) are not needed for your PPP connection. Consult your system manuals for information about loading network software from your installation CD.

Step 1) Double click the My Computer icon, normally located in the upper left hand corner of your desktop. In that Window, double click the Dial-Up Networking icon. You will be prompted to enter a name for the connection you will be creating. Enter, or whatever you wish and press the Next button. The next window will ask you what type of computer you are dialing. Select The Internet and click Next Button. You will be prompted for a telephone number to dial, enter the number provided by You will then see the main Dial-Up Networking window. Fig.1-1

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Step 2) Click once on the More button and select - Edit modem entry and properties.

That will bring up the Edit Phonebook Entry Window. In this window you will see the name and telephone number that you entered earlier. You will also see Five tabs across the top of the window. Fig.1-2

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Step 3) Click on the Server tab, and uncheck Enable PPP LCP extensions. Fig.1-3 Click on the TCP/IP Settings button.

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Step 4) Select Specify name server addresses and input the proper primary and secondary DNS addresses. Your window should look like Fig.1-4. Next click on the Security tab.

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Step 5) In this window click Accept any authentication including clear text. Fig.1-5 Press the OK button.

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Using your PPP Account To Login

  1. Start Dial-Up Networking
  2. Click on the Dial button in the main Dial-Up Networking window.
  3. You will then be prompted for a User name, Password, and Domain. Enter you username for Enter your password in the space provided. In the Domain box, be sure that there is absolutely nothing there. If there is, this will prevent you from making a successful connection. Then press the OK button.Fig.1-6
  4. Once connected and verfied, you can then run any programs which access the the network.

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