If you ever run into connection problems with Windows 95/98, here
are some tips for checking all your settings. Just click
on the colored text for screen shots of the relevant areas.
Click on Start, point at Settings, then click Control
Panel. In the Control Panel window, double-click the Network
Icon. At a minimum, you should have Dialup
Adapter and TCP/IP
You may have other components installed, depending
on you particular computer. The important component is TCP/IP. Click
TCP/IP and then the Properties button. On the IP
address tab, it should be checked: "Obtain an IP address
On the WINS
tab, "Disable WINS Resolution" should have a dot. On the
Configuration tab, "Disable DNS" should be selected. If you
have made any changes in the Network settings, you may be prompted for
your Windows 95 or 98 CD. Restart your computer when prompted.
DIALUP NETWORKING SETTINGS
Windows Dialup Networking handles your modem and it's connection to
Hevanet. The following settings have proven to give a reliable
in the vast majority of cases.
Open My Computer, then Dialup
Networking. Right Click on your Hevanet connection Icon and
In the Properties dialogue, click the Configure
button. On the General
of the Modem properties, change the maximum speed to 57600.
Click the Port
Settings button. Set both the Receive and
buffers to one notch down from High.
Back on the Connection
click the Advanced
button. Make sure Use
error control is checked, but remove the check from
data. Use flow control and Hardware should always be checked.
Once back at the General properties of the Hevanet connection,
The type of Dialup server is always PPP, Windows 95 etc. All Advanced
Options may be unchecked. Allowed Network Protocols: only
is required. Click on the TCP/IP
Settings button. Confirm the Primary and Secondary DNS
(184.108.40.206 & 220.127.116.11) At the bottom, uncheck Use
IP header compression. OK your way all the way back to the