Solved

dialing properties

Posted on 2000-02-16
2
227 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
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.
0
Comment
Question by:elocke
2 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
bchew earned 10 total points
ID: 2528392
PSS ID Number: Q194710
Article last modified on 01-30-1999
 
WINDOWS:98
 
WINDOWS
 

======================================================================
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The information in this article applies to:
 
 - Microsoft Windows 98
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
SYMPTOMS
========
 
When you attempt to modify a Dial-Up Networking connection's dialing properties,
the Dial Properties button may be unavailable.
 
CAUSE
=====
 
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
==========
 
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
 
======================================================================
Keywords          : kbtool kbui win98
Version           : WINDOWS:98
Platform          : WINDOWS
Issue type        : kbprb
=============================================================================
Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1999.


 
0
 

Author Comment

by:elocke
ID: 2532621
thanks for the answer.  It's working so far!!!!!!  I appreciate the help.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
WiFi on/off button location for Toshiba Satellite S855 1 30
how to  skip files that were already there? 3 38
lan speed when you have different speeds 5 49
delete-remove 14 62
A few months ago I had an issue with LaserJet 1020 printer which was installed to XP and Windows 7.  It was installed to XP and working, but when I tried to connect from a Windows 7 PC, it would attempt connection and then fail.  Sometimes the Spool…
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now