Dial-up Setup MAC OS X 10.0 Cheetah, 10.1 Puma, & 10.2 Jaguar

Create a dial-up Internet connection:

Click on the Apple menu then Location then Network Preferences.
The Network window opens.

Location = Select New Location

Name your new location = Give the connection a name, such as MHTC Dialup.
Click OK.

Click the TCP/IP tab.
Configure = Using PPP
Leave the remaining fields blank.
Click Apply Now to save changes.

Click the PPP tab.
Service Provider = Type the name of your ISP. (optional)
Telephone Number = Type the access phone number provided by MHTC to connect to the Internet. A list of access numbers can be found here.
Account Name = Type your MHTC user name.
Password = Type your MHTC password.
Select Save Password.
Click Apply Now to save changes.

Click on the PPP Options button.

 Session Options:

Note: When you check the option Connect automatically when starting TCP/IP applications your computer will prompt you to connect when you click on a TCP/IP application, i.e. Apple Mail, Safari, Entourage, etc.

Enable any other Session Options per your own personal preferences.

Advanced Options:

Check Send PPP echo packets
Check Use TCP header compression
Leave all other options disabled.
Click OK.

Click the Modem tab.
Modem = Apple Internal 56k Modem (v.90)
Check Enable error correction and compression in modem
Sound = Turn the sound on if you want to be able to hear the modem connecting.
Dialing = Most telephones use Tone dialing. If you have a rotary dial telephone select Pulse.
Check Wait for dial tone before dialing
Check Show modem status in menu bar
Click Apply Now to save changes.

Close all open Network windows and try your connection.


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