Tips to reinstall dial-up networking Windows® 7
Learn about dail-up networking and its role. What is it necessary to remove and reinstall dail-up networking and how can it be done in Windows 7?
Dial-up networking is a type or method of Internet access using the phone lines. The computer is connected with a modem or related device that accesses the Internet using the attached phone lines. The Windows 7 has good support for dail-up networking options and supports different types of dail-up connections. The dial connections are very easy to setup and configure as the user needs to input only the number and password that is to be dialed using the available phone line to open a network connection. Even though it is a very simple and popular method of accessing the Internet, some users might experience issues very often, which cause great inconvenience. The dail-up connection in Windows 7 might malfunction or become faulty due to various reasons and this causes issues while trying to open a connection.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to remove and reinstall dial up network in Windows 7:
- Remove set network
- Create network
- Setting up the new network
Remove set network
The current set dial up networks can be accessed by the users via the Network & Sharing Centre menu in Windows 7 Control Panel. After entering the Network and Sharing Centre menu, the users should select the ‘Change adapter settings’ option located on the left top side of the current menu. The users will now be displayed with a number of set networks and can remove the desired dial up network connection by highlighting it and then selecting the delete option from its context menu.
The users should navigate to the Network and Sharing Centre menu in the Windows 7 after deleting or removing the desired connection. The users should now select the ‘Set up a new connection or network’ option from the list. Doing so will open up a network wizard that will help the users in creating new network, selecting the ‘Set up a dial-up connection’ option and proceeding further by following the on screen instructions will enable the users to create new dial-up connection.
After creating a new network, the users should properly configure the modem and dial options so as to maximize connection/network speed and minimize network errors. The users can do so by selecting the adapter settings from the Network and Sharing Centre menu and changing the modem speed and connection initialization options. The users can also assign IP addresses, proxies, and alternate DNS servers (if any) by selecting the tab menus of the newly set dial up network so as to enhance functionality of the connection.
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