In this article we would share dial up internet connection. We have configured workgroup and shared folder and printer in our previous article. Sharing internet connection is the next logical step in getting everybody online. If you have installed an Internet gateway, chances are that you are already online. Windows XP Internet Connection Sharing allows your computer to function as an Internet gateway. In this article we would use window xp as internet gateway.
To connect with internet via dial-up follow these steps:-
Physically attach the modem and install driver
My network place ==> properties
Click on Create a new connection
Click on Next
Choose Connect to the internet
Now choose Connect using a dial-up modem
Select Set up my connection manually
Fill your ISP's name
Now fill the number provided by your ISP
Check mark the Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop
Now you can dial from your desktop directly
Double click on short-cut
Give your user name and password ( will be provided by your ISP's)
Now you can see dialing process
In few seconds you would be connected with internet
My network places ==> properties ==> Right-click your Internet connection and select Properties.
Click the Advanced tab and you will see the following dialog box. Click “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection.
Internet connection sharing will change ip address to 126.96.36.199 and enable a simple DHCP server. On all other computers of workgroup network you only need to set ip address to obtain ip address automatically.
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