Dialup connection is the first, but not necessarily the last, option for Internet users.
Although dial-up isn’t the most popular connection type, some users still prefer it.
Dialup connection, just like other connection types, has their ups and downs.
While most users overlook its downsides, some rarely experience them.
On the other hand, dial-up connection has its advantages, so let’s dig in, shall we?
- Many users reported that they have the dialup error when trying to connect to the internet.
- One of the most common solutions is to disable certain drivers or disable the onboard system modem.
- Other solutions include updating the router’s firmware and using dedicated software.
PC problems? Solve them in minutes.
Change TCP/IP properties
- Press the Windows key + R, type “control”, and hit Enter.
- Click Network Connections.
- Right-click the currently active connection, and choose Properties.
- Click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IPv4) option.
- Next, go to the Use the following IP address option, and enter 169.254.0.1.
- Press OK, and recheck your Internet connectivity.
Run the Network Troubleshooter
- Press Windows Key + I to open the Settings app.
- Choose the Update & Security section.
- Select Troubleshoot.
- Click Next.
- Select Internet Connections and click Next.
- Select Connect to a network and click Next.
- Select your network from the list and click Next.
Change Windows Firewall
- Go to the Windows Search bar and type Windows Firewall, then click Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall.
- Click Change Settings.
- Click on Allow another app or feature.
- Select Windows Defender Firewall and click Next.
- Set Windows Defender Firewall to Off (not recommended).
Change a Registry setting
- Navigate toStart > type connection > click Connection Settings
- Under advanced settings, click Internet Connection Firewall
- Uncheck Enable connection security
- Reboot PC
Perform a Clean boot
- Press Windows Key + R and enter msconfig. Press Enter or click OK.
- When System Configuration window opens, navigate to the Services tab.
- Check the Hide all Microsoft services box.
- Navigate to Startup tab and check Disable all startup items.
- Click Apply and OK to save changes.
- Restart your computer.
- Check if the issue is resolved.
Create a new network connection using Internet Connection Sharing
- To create a new network connection, press Windows + X to open the Power User menu and choose Network Connections.
- Double-click on the Local Area Connection icon.
- On the Local Area Connection window, right-click on the Properties option and choose Sharing from the menu.
- Choose the Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection option and click Apply and OK.