Fixing Windows® 7 Dial-Up Issues
Get to know more about errors while using the Dial-Up connections in Windows 7
Windows 7 is a highly functional operating system that has good support of Dial-Up networking options. Windows 7 has a simple easy-to-use graphical interface and hence it is very easy to setup a Dial-Up connection using the available options. The Dial-Up connection utilizes the phone lines to open a network connection and doesn't require any complex hardware other than Dial-Up modem and an active phone line. Even though it's a highly popular and reliable method of gaining access to the Internet, some users might have to deal with several issues while setting up or connecting to the network using a Dial-Up connection. The dropping of the initialized connections followed by error codes, unable to dial connection errors, modem not found errors and frequent dropping of the connected lines are some of the common issues that can occur with while using a Dial-Up connection. These kinds of issues mainly happen due to modem/driver issues, connection issues, etc.
Here are some points that can help users to solve issues with the Dial-Up connections in Windows 7:
- Remove and Recreate Connection
- Reinstall/update Drivers
- Scan and Fix System Issues
Remove and Recreate Connection
Users are recommended to remove the troublesome Dial-Up connection/connections by making use of the available network connection options in Windows 7 network and Sharing Centre menu. This is because the issues and errors might be due to some anomalies/faults in the connection setup and create a new connection using recommended settings after deleting the existing one will help in solving up related issues. After removing the connection, users should restart the computer and then choose to create a new Dial-Up connection using the Network and Sharing Centre options. Creating a new network and configuring it so as to best match with the settings supported by your connection provider will help in solving the issues with the Dial-Up connection in your Windows 7 computer.
The issues with the Dial-Up connection in Windows 7 might be due to the issues or errors with the device drivers that are installed to support the modem or any other device that is used to setup up Dial-Up connection. The users are therefore advised to uninstall all related drivers and reinstall them up with updated versions after restarting the system. Reinstalling with updated driver versions and setting up new connection using the provider prescribed settings will help in fixing Dial-Up connection issues in Windows 7.
Various criticalities in the operating system like threats/infections, OS file/folder errors, etc. can adversely affect the working of different connectivity options in the computer like the Dial-Up connections. So, all users experiencing issues with the Dial-Up connections are advised to install the computer with a reliable security program that offers comprehensive protection against multiple threat categories and perform a complete system scan using it. After completing the threat scan and repair actions, the users are recommended to perform a system file integrity scan using the SFC to repair all damaged or altered OS files/folders. Doing so will help in solving all issues with the connections that are related with system issues.
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