how to have an app call up dial-up networking when needed

On my win98 notebook, an app like Netscape or Eudora used to invoke my main dial up networking entry whenever it needed to access the net. I did not have a script or such. It doesn't  do that anymore, and I am not sure what changed. Now, eg Netscape just reports host not found or whatever, but does not initiate a dial up. I want to re-establish that functionality. I am quite positive that I installled DUN upgrade 1.3 before this change took place.
Thanks all.
paxAsked:
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CrazyOneConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Go to Control Panel > Internet Options > Connenctions and look to see if the "Never Dial a connection" is checked. If so check one of the other two options accorcing to what you desire to happen.


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centervCommented:
From the same window as above, hit the setup tab
and reestablish your connection checking all the settigs.
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paxAuthor Commented:
CrazyOne,

that did it thought my configuration window looked different. It had been set to  "use lan" though....and setting it back to dial up did the trick.

thanks much!
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paxAuthor Commented:
centerv,

not sure what the point  of your post was. There's no "setup" tab under  >connections......on my pc.

what do you mean?
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paxAuthor Commented:
CrazyOne,

my reply meant to read:

that did it - though my configuration window looked different. It had been set to  "use lan" though....and setting it back to dial up did the trick.

thanks much!
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CrazyOneCommented:
You are quite welcome. :>)
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centervCommented:
pax
Glad CrazyOne helped you.
To clarify
In that same window, immediately under the Advanced tab is a Setup button
That begins the install wizard, which walks you through all of your internet settings.
Good to know.
Happy surfing. :-)
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paxAuthor Commented:
centerv,

\thanks for clarifying. For some reason, I have never been a fan of wizards.... but good to know of course
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