How to login to multiple online services using one modem (at the same time!)
If you ever wanted to log on to your local internet
provider, to your America Online account and to your
CompuServe account, etc., at the same time using one
modem and a phone line, here's how to do it.
example, let's say you want to be connected to your
internet provider and to America Online at the same time.
- Connect to the Internet through your local
Internet provider using Windows's built in Remote
- Run America Online 2.5 or 3.0 and select "SETUP"
- Click on "Create
Location" and type in any name you
want in the "Location:"
- For the "Modem Speed,"
select the highest number you see in the drop
- For the "Network:,"
- Click on "Save"
and then on "OK"
- Click on "SIGN ON..."
to log in to America Online! Now you're connected
to America Online (AOL) through the Internet,
which means you can access AOL and access the
rest of the Internet using you local internet
You can setup CompuServe and many other online
services to go through the Internet (rather than through
a direct modem connection) by configuring them to use
demonstrated in the above example.
Applicable Keywords : America Online 3.x, Internet, Windows NT, Windows NT 3.x, Windows NT 4.x, Windows, Windows 95