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How to Setup Dial-Up Networking for Pacific Online
This will walk you through setting up Dial-Up Networking to connect to your Pacific Online Internet Account. Use this if you do not have a CD from Pacific Online, if you have a CD but do not have a CD drive on your computer, or have been instructed by a Pacific Online Technician to run through these instructions. If you have a Pacific Online CD that is the preferable way to setup your computer to connect to Pacific Online, but is not required.

How to Configure Dial-Up Networking
This shows you how to configure the Windows Dial-Up Networking. This should only be used if you either did not receive a Setup CD or are setting up a computer that cannot use the Setup CD; for example if the computer does not have a CD drive or is having problems reading our CD.

How to Change your General Internet Settings

This link explains how to change your start page, default e-mail program, default web-page editing program, and much more.

Dial-Up Networking Error Numbers
This is a list of what each error number refers to. Some of them are fairly self explanatory while others are more difficult to understand.  If you are unsure of why you are getting one of these error messages or what they mean, please feel free to contact us. Please be aware that occasionally your computer will output an error message that is not accurate to what the problem is, so only use this list as a guide. Do not rely on error messages you get to be completely accurate to what the problem is.

Files & Updates
Application Description File
Dial Up Networking Version 1.2 This update will correct some problems with Internet, TCP/IP, and Winsock problems and will also add the Multi-Link option found in Windows 98. Download msdun12.exe (1.38Mb)
Dial-Up Networking Update Version 1.3 A more recent version to Dial-up Networking, this update contains more updates and fixes for your Internet connection, TCP/IP, Winsock, and many other Internet-related items. Download msdun13.exe (2.24Mb)
Windows 95 Service Pack 1 The service pack will update Windows 95 installations. The service should fix some bugs with Internet connects and modems.
Do not use this update with Windows 98!
Download win95sp1.exe (1.2Mb)
If you need updates for other software not provided on this page or if you need software updates for Windows 98 visit Microsoft's Windows Update Web Site http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com. The Windows Update service is provided free of charge from Microsoft.

* Update *  Windows Update is no longer officially supporting Windows 95 and Windows 98 so Windows Update your Windows 95/98 computer may be inaccessible without at least having Internet Explorer 5 or 6 on your computer. 

Please Note:
If you are unsure as to whether or not you are using Windows 95 or Windows 98 do not install any of these updates as this can cause serious problems with the operation of your computer, but instead visit the Windows Update page listed above. Their update service automatically detects what your operating system is and what version you have, as well as suggests updates for you to download to get the best out of Windows 95.

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03/06/17 11:10 PM

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