- Getting Connected
- No Dial Tone Detected
- System Cannot Connect
For those upgrading to Windows 95, you can use the software
that comes with your upgrade. Win95 has its own built in software.
To take advantage of this, just double click on the Internet icon
(globe with the magnifying glass). Run through the setup wizard.
If in doubt about some of the information, please contact TransData
and we can provide all the information necessary.
No Dial Tone Detected
The computer cannot detect a dial-tone on the phone line. Make
sure the phone cord is plugged in to the wall and the modem. Ensure
that the cord is plugged into the 'line' port on the modem, not
the 'phone' port. If the problem persists, the phone line is the
System cannot connect.
Create a new Dial-up account. Go to 'Start-Programs-Accessories-Communication-Internet
Connection Wizard'. Select 'I want to setup manually (option 3).
Check the modem and phone line to make certain they are connected
properly. Enter the appropriate information as requested by the
wizard. Once the wizard is done, it will create the account.
Go to 'Start-Programs-Accessories- Communications-Dial up Networking.
(Windows 95 will not have the Communications subset). Double click
on 'Make new connection'. Give the connection a name (suggested
Transdata2). Click Next. Enter Phone Number 727-0700. (Area code
not required) Click Next. Click on Finish. This will return you
to the Dial up Networking window. Right mouse click on the 'Transdata2'
icon. (or whatever the name you called the connection) Click on
'Make Shortcut'. Click OK to put the connection on the desktop.
Close the Dial up Networking window. Double click on the shortcut
just created. Enter the username and password. Click on the 'Save
Password' box beneath the password field. Have the client hang up
the phone with you, and then click connect. (Unless they have a
dedicated line for Internet)