Configuring Windows (Vista) Dial-up for CVC Internet, LLC


PLEASE NOTE: You must have previous experience configuring software 
programs, in order to utilize these instructions. You will be responsible for 
any changes or additions made on your computer system

If your operating system has a Setup Wizard, please take the information from 
the instruction sheets and apply them into the appropriate windows.
Since there are 
many versions of Windows Vista, some setup windows could vary in which case the 
review of instruction sheets and personal judgment are needed.

Before completing these instructions, make sure your computer is operating 
correctly and modem configured to dial out.
If the computer system is not working 
properly, or configuration of modem is not setup, you will need to contact 
a computer repair shop or technician to fix the problem.


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Setting Up Your Dial-up Connection

  1. Go to Start (bottom left-hand corner of the desktop), select Control Panel, Network and Internet, and Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Click on Set up a connection or network.
  3. You will be asked to choose a connection option. Click on Set up a dial-up connection.

    Connection Setup

     

  4. A list of modems will appear. Choose the modem you want to connect with (if no modems appear, you either do not have a modem on your computer or your modem is not installed properly - please correct the modem issue before proceeding with dial-up configuration).
     
  5. You will be asked to type in the information for CVC Internet. Type in the following information in the appropriate fields:
     
    • Dial-up phone number: Enter 850-3904 for the standard digital connection number, or 883-1186 for the analog connection number.  If you unsure which connection number to use, please contact CVC Internet.
    • User name: Enter your CVC Internet username (in lowercase, do not add @cvc.net).
    • Password: Enter your CVC Internet password (in lowercase characters)
    • Connection name: Enter CVC Internet

    Connection Permissions

     

  6. Click Connect. Your computer should now connect to CVC Internet.
  7. Once successfully connected, click on Browse the Internet now. Your default browser will launch.
  8. To connect in the future, go to Start and select Connect to. Your list of connections will show up. Choose CVC Internet and click Connect.

Configuring Internet Explorer - Web Browser

Once you've established an Internet connection, you can configure Internet Explorer to browse the Internet.

  1. To start Internet Explorer, click on the Start button (bottom left-hand corner of the desktop) and select Internet Explorer.  If Internet Explorer is already open, please skip instruction 1 and refer to step 2.
  2. At the top of the Internet Explorer window, click on the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
  3. At the top of the Internet Options screen, click on the General tab.
  4. In the General screen, Home Page section, Address field enter http://www.cvc.net (lowercase, no spaces.
  5. At the bottom of the Internet Options screen, click OK to save your changes.
  6. To refresh the software program, click on the File menu (at the top of the Internet Explorer window) and select Close.
  7. You are now ready to re-open Internet Explorer and browse the Internet.  For more information on how to browse the Internet please refer to the CVC Internet's Help Guide, or click the Help menu at the top of the Internet Explorer window and select Contents and Index.

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