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Win 98: How do I get "Dial Up Adapter" back

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Hello,
During some system troubleshooting I removed "Dial Up Adapter" as one of the items in the Network|Configuration tab screen.  (I mostly use the direct network connection through my 3Com 10/100 EN card).  I was able to reinstall the network card and it's protocols, but I'm not sure how to install the "Dial Up Adapter".  I selected "Add" and "Adapters" but it does not appear in the list.  Thus, the bottom line is:

1.)What is the procedure for reinstalling the "Dial Up Adapter" so it shows in the Network Configuration List

2.) Once I have this second item, Dial Up Adapter, in the list, then I can bind the protocols to it, correct?  Right now, there is only the EN card adapter listed, thus the protocols, eg. TCP/IP, is not appearing "bound" to the NIC but is listed under the NIC in the Network|Configuration screen.  I guess if there is only one adapter it just automatically assumes it's bound to it, even though it doesn't show the little "bound" arrow.

Thanks; I appreciate your help
Joe Boyd
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Reinstall Dial-Up Networking. To do so, use the following steps:


Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add/Remove Programs.


On the Windows Setup tab, click Communications (the word Communications, not the check box), click Details, and then click to select the Dial-Up Networking check box.


Click OK, click Apply, click OK, and then click Yes when you are prompted to restart your computer.

NOTE: You may receive version conflict error messages during this process. If this happens, click Yes when you are prompted to keep a newer version of the Secur32.dll and Rpc*.dll files. Click No for all other files.
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slink9,
Thanks for the information so quickly!  Quick questions.
1.) I take it this will then cause the "Dial Up Adapter" little green icon with "Dial Up Adapter" next to it to appear in the Network|Configuration screen then?  
2.) Will I have to then bind the protocols to it manually, or will this be automatically done after I do the procedure you outlined.  I will then have two adapters installed under Network|Configuration: Dial Up, and the NIC.   Each one needs the protocols bound to it, correct?

Thanks so much again,
Joe
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That is my understanding of that section of the article.  It was taken from a MS article about removing and reinstalling dial-up adapter and TCP/IP - http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q181/5/99.ASP?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0&qry=reinstall%20dial%20up%20networking&rnk=11&src=DHCS_MSPSS_gn_SRCH&SPR=W98.  The reason for not posting the article before was that I didn't believe it was necessary.
I believe you will need to add the required protocols.  When you add a protocol it automatically binds to all adapters, but when you add adapters I don't believe they automatically bind to all protocols present.
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slink9,
Thank you very much for your timely and excellent help.  I appreciate you summarizing the MS article and I also appreciate you giving me the link to it (I printed it; it's very useful).  You help was very thorough; I like detailed answers.  Of course your comments were of great help and did the trick.  Thanks again.
Joe Boyd
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