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What would be the reason that the dial properties is greyed out (going through the Telephony)for dial up networking? This is a Dell laptop with Windows 98 2nd Edition loaded. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling and that did not work.
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Article last modified on 01-30-1999
 
WINDOWS:98
 
WINDOWS
 

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The information in this article applies to:
 
 - Microsoft Windows 98
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SYMPTOMS
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When you attempt to modify a Dial-Up Networking connection's dialing properties,
the Dial Properties button may be unavailable.
 
CAUSE
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This behavior can occur if the "Use area code and Dialing Properties" check box
is not selected in the Dial-Up Networking connection's properties.
 
RESOLUTION
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To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
 
1. Double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop, and then double-click
   Dial-Up Networking.
 
2. Right-click the connection you want to modify, and then click Properties.
 
3. Click the "Use area code and Dialing Properties" check box to select it, and
   then click OK.
 
Additional query words: connectoid grey greyed gray grayed out
 
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Keywords          : kbtool kbui win98
Version           : WINDOWS:98
Platform          : WINDOWS
Issue type        : kbprb
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Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1999.


 
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by:elocke
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thanks for the answer.  It's working so far!!!!!!  I appreciate the help.
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