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How to Setup a PPPoE connection in Windows XP

Posted under Internet, XP by ifoundafix

The other day while browsing the Internet I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

I neeed to setup a PPOE connection that from the local Windows XP computer as i did not have access to the router.

The solution and description to this error is set out below;

Create a PPPoE client connectionYou can install the PPPoE client just like you install any other dial-up networking connection. To create a PPPoE client connection, follow these steps: 

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Network and Internet Connections.
2. Click Network Connections, and then click Create a new connection in the Network Tasks pane.
3. After the Network Connection Wizard starts, click Next.
4. Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
5. Click Set up my connection manually, and then click Next.
6. Click either Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password or Connect using a broadband connection that is always on.
7. Type the Internet service provider (ISP) name that your ISP provided, and then click Next.
8. Type the user name that the ISP provided.
9. Type the password that the ISP provided.
10. Type the password one more time to confirm it, and then click Next.
11. Click Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop.
12. Click Finish to complete the wizard.







I would like to acknowledge the assistance and thank Microsoft for their solution which can also be found here 

I hope you too have Found A Fix!

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