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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Making and Ending a Dial-Up Connection

If you use a dial-up connection with an analog modem, after you’ve set up an icon for your ISP, making the connection is a snap. You use this same procedure if you use a broadband connection with Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) that requires you to log on:

1. Click the Network icon in your taskbar, or open the charms and then select Settings, Network.

2. Select the appropriate connection from the list, as shown in Figure 14.4, and click Connect.

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Figure 14.4. Open the Networks panel to start a dial-up connection.

3. Windows displays a connection dialog box (see Figure 14.5). If you previously ...

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