Create a dial-up or ISDN connection in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Updated: October 14, 2010
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7
You can use this procedure to create a dial-up networking connection that uses your modem or Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) adapter.
Any user account can be used to complete this procedure.
To perform this procedure, you must have a modem or an ISDN adapter installed in your computer. In addition, you must know your user name and password. If you are connecting to a dial-up server using a modem, you must also know the telephone number of the dial-up server.
To create a dial-up or ISDN connection
Click the Network icon in the task bar notification area, and then click Open Network and Sharing Center. Network and Sharing Center opens.
In Change your network settings, click Set up a new connection or network. The Set up a new connection or network wizard opens.
Follow the steps in the Set up a new connection or network wizard, entering all relevant dial-up or ISDN options, and then click Create.
- ISDN connections are named Broadband connections in the Set up a new connection or network wizard. To create an ISDN connection, select Connect to the Internet and Broadband Connection WAN Miniport (PPPOE) on their respective wizard pages.
- To create a dial-up connection while running the Set up a new connection or network wizard, select Connect to a workplace and Dial-up Connection on their respective wizard pages.
- To modify the properties of an existing Broadband or Dial-up connection, click the Network icon in the task bar notification area, right-click the connection you want to change, and then click Properties.