From your desktop, open (double-click on) "My Computer"
Open the "Control Panels" folder
Find and Open "Network and Dialup Connections"
Double-click on "Create a new connection"
Choose "Dial up to the Internet"
Choose "I want to set up my Internet connection manually"
Choose "I connect through a phone line and modem"
Uncheck "Use area code and dialing properties", then type in the area code
and phone number that you wish to dial into, including
the area code, but not a "1", ALL in the phone number box.
Where prompted, type in your Username and password. BE SURE TO TYPE YOUR USERNAME IN THE FORMAT "firstname.lastname@example.org" OR YOU WILL GET A PASSWORD ERROR!
In the "Connection Name" box, type: PIL (POP location name) Where the POP location is determined by the number you dial into. (See our dialin number list for the appropriate number for you.) Determine which number you should use, and type (for example) "PIL Line Lexington", "PIL Philadelphia", "PIL New Hope", or whichever is applicable to you.
When/If asked "Do you want to set up an Internet mail account now?", select "No".
Right-click on the new icon that you just created and click "create shortcut"; when prompted whether you want this shortcut on your desktop, click "yes"
Right-click on the connection icon again, click "properties", select "Networking", click "Settings" and UNCHECK the item marked "Netgotiate Multilink...etc"
Click OK. You're done.