Dial-up connection for Vista

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Dial-up Connection Instructions for Windows Vista


Follow these instructions to create a dial-up connection on your computer. Then you can get on the Internet to receive/send email and browse the web.

From the Start menu, click on Connect To.                    Next: Click Set up a dial-up connection


     Click Next. Enter the required information for the connection:
     Dial-up phone number: 396-1245 or 213-1239 these are your local Flint Dial in Numbers
     User Name: (the GFN accountID that was assigned to you)
     Password: (the password chosen by you when you registered)
     Remember this password(check this box)
     Connection Name: GFN or GENESEE FREE NET or MY CONNECTION
     Allow other people to see this connection: Check this if you want this connection for all users on your computer (recommended)

Note: if you have Call Waiting, temporarily disable it for the duration of your GFN connection by using

 *70,,810-396-1245 ” as the phone number.

*The GFN dialup phone number is in area code 810 in Flint. Please note that long distance charges may apply to modems outside of your local calling area. Other Dial in numbers may be viewed at our web site “www.gfn.org  Click  Call-in Numbers for Your City    



  Click Connect to create and save this connection.

       You have successfully created a Dial-up Connection in Windows Vista.

       To connect to the GFN using the connection you have now created, follow these steps:

  Click on Start, and then Connect To.

  Left click on the GFN dialup-up connection and select Connect at the bottom.

   The Dial-up windows will come up. Simply click on Dial and your computer will connect to the GFN!