Click on the Network Connection icon in the bottom-right hand corner of
the start menu (next to the system clock). This will bring up the
Network Connection window. Depending on how your computer is set up, it
may look like either of the icons below:
Click Open Network and Sharing Center
at the bottom of the Network Connection window.
Click Set up a new connection or network
in the Network and Sharing Center.
Select Connect using a dial-up modem
and click Next
On the Type the information from your Internet service provider (ISP)
screen, enter the details as follows:
a) Dial-up phone number: 0198308333
b) User name: Your full Westnet username. This will generally be in the format of email@example.com
, or sometimes firstname.lastname@example.org
c) Password: Enter your Westnet password. This is case-sensitive, so
ensure your caps lock key is switched off and you are entering your
password in the correct case.
d) Connection name: It is recommended you change this to Westnet Dial-up Connection
e) Allow other people to use this connection: If you have other Windows
user accounts on this computer, and you intend for them to be able to
use this dial up connection, check the box. Otherwise, leave it
f) Ensure you have connected your modem to the phone socket, and click Connect
. This will automatically attempt to test the new connection by dialing up to the internet.
To reconnect to this dial-up connection in the future, click the
Network Connection icon in the bottom-right hand corner of the start
menu, click Westnet Dial-up Connection
, and then click the connection button.