Re: How do you create multiple dial-up "conectoids" in Vista??
On Tue, 08 May 2007 19:56:51 -0700, dev <email@example.com> wrote:
> /Jay Somerset/ said:
> > On Tue, 8 May 2007 15:17:42 +0100, "PhilT" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> >> "Jay Somerset" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >> news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> >>> How do you create multiple dialup conections in Vista? When I try and
> >>> create a second one, it overwrites the first one. It is really
> >>> anoying to have to receate one each time I want to dial up to a
> >>> different ISP. (I travel, and therefore need different dialup
> >>> parameters, depending on my location.)
> >>> What have I overlooked? I can't believe Vista limits you to only a
> >>> single "connectoid:.
> >> you can add several. One way to do it is to create one and connect with it
> >> then go to Internet Explorer - Tools/Internet Options/Connections tab and
> >> use the "Add" button to the right of the connections window to create a
> >> second connection. You will need to skip the actual "connect now" phase if
> >> you're already on line. Don't forget to give them unique names.
> > Another example of MS forcing you to use their browser to do normal setup
> > tasks. This facility used to be available in Start:Settings:Networking &
> > Dialup Connextions. Now it is not.
> Control Panel|NETWORK SHARING & CONNECTION CENTER
> Set Up a connection or network (at the left), then click on the 1st
> choice offered.
I have always gone to the more logical "Set up a dialup connection" (last
choice) which doesn't let you add a new one. The choice you identified
Thanks for the tip!
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