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can not establish a dial up connection.

XP 256meg Walmart connect (AOL proxie) isp


Hello, I hope someone can help. I am unable to create a dial up connection for my Walmart connect software. It searches for a connection (such as a Modem) but can not establish a dial up connection.
Devise manager reports modem is working properly and is enabled and diagnostics quires the modem OK. There are no yellow explanation marks anywhere.
Hyper terminal reports a TAPI error 80000048.
I have replaced the modem with working one with the same results.
Network connections shows a WAN local area connection and a broadcom 440 10/100 and both are disabled. Thanks Joe

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Re: can not establish a dial up connection.

In reply to: can not establish a dial up connection.

Let's start simple, and try to create a dial-up connection with Windows own tools. Go to My Computer, choose dial-up connections, then choose make a new one. Use a valid telephone number, select your modem from the drop-down box and fill all needed fields (like login information and tcp-ip settings) as specified by the ISP you're connecting to. That should enable you to login with that ISP.

It might well be that Walmart software creates it's own dial-up (connectoid, it's called), and doesn't use the Windows one or the Windows software. I don't know its pecularities so can't help with that. But experiences with the standard Windows facilities might be enlightening, and people here will surely be able to help you forward if you succeed in clearly describing the problems you encounter with that.

If no good help for Walmart software comes on this forum, better contact their helpdesk.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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