Configuring broadband Internet Connections (DSL, ADSL via PPoE) in Wndows XP
Before defining an Internet Connection, you should verify that your ADSL modem is properly installed and connected, either via an Ethernet network card or USB.
|To define a new connection, select from the |
menu: Settings / Network Connections.
You can also select in the Control-Panel :
or (if you have the Classic Desktop):
right-click on "My Network Places" and
|If you have a Network card installed,|
it will be shown on the right side as
a "Local Area Connection"
Select on the left side from the
"Network Tasks" to
"Create a new connection"
Note : to be able to create a new
connection, you must have proper
|Up comes the Wizard |
Next to Continue
"Connect to the Internet"
|You can "Choose from a list of|
Internet provides (ISPs)", but
for that the system will dial out,
I assume to connect to Microsoft
to download the local, up-to-date
list. You can try it if you like.
I myself preferred to setup my
|I am using a broadband connection|
via an ADSL modem, using
PPPoE as connection method
(which is different to a modem
|Define the name of your ISP|
|enter your Username and password,|
as it has been assigned to you by
YOUR Internet Service Provider.
You can select to have on your
desktop an icon for this connection.
|the windows for the Network|
connections shows now the new
Before making your first connection to the Internet, verify/configure the ADSL connection.