This will guide you through setting up a new user for
dialing into VentureNet.
Have user close all windows, and go to the desktop. (the screen with
all the icons.) Double click on My Computer, double click on Dialup Networking, then
double click on Make a New Connection.
There is no My Computer icon
There is no Dialup Networking icon
There is no Make a New Connection icon
-In the first space for the name of the computer you are dialing,
you type VentureNet, click on next. This screen should be the info with their modem. This
information deals with the internal workings of their computers and should assume their
modem is installed correctly and working, click on next. The following screen should have
phone number information, have them put 757 in the area code space, and the correct phone
number in the phone number space, 246-4041 Peninsula and Southside, click on next;
click on finish.
-The dialup connection called VentureNet should appear in the Dialup Networking window. If
it is not there immediatly, have them use the scroll bars on the right and the bottom of
the window to find the icon.
-Have the user single right-click on the VentureNet icon, and then single left click on
Create Shortcut. This will attempt to place a shortcut to the connection on the users
Dialup connection has been created, have the user close all the
windows, and double click on the shortcut to Venturenet icon on their Desktop. Tell the
user to fill in the username and password spaces with the correct information, hang up,
and click on connect. Inform the user that if he/she gets an error message, to keep it on
the screen and give us a call back with the error message on their screen.