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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Adjusting Dial-Up Connection Properties

As set up by the Connect to the Internet Wizard, your dial-up connection will not correctly handle area codes in the number it dials. If you entered just a seven-digit number and you never intend to travel with your computer, you don’t have to worry about this. However, if the number has an area code, or you travel, you’ll have to fix this.

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You can instantly view your list of dial-up connections by clicking the Network icon in the taskbar or in the Settings charm, as described in the next section.

You have several ways to view and change a connection’s properties. Here are the easiest:

• If you’re ...

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