Re: EXE to update dialers

Mark ( )
Sat, 15 Aug 1998 08:47:56 -0400

Will it also work for new systems that have the stuff installed but are just
getting on the internet and haven't set anything up yet ?

At 09:20 AM 8/11/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Hi Mike
>If you create a file in notepad called whatever.ins , and add the
>following detail (obviously changing it with your DNS, dialin number info
>etc.) the user can then just double click on it and it will setup a new DUN
>connection and make it the default. This will work on virtually all
>Win95/98 machines because the .ins extension is associated with the Internet
>Connection Wizard (part of IE and dial-up networking). Otherwise there's an
>app in Microsofts IEAK which I believe allows you to do this.
>Entry_Name=The Internet
>Phone_Number= 1234-5432
>Hope this helps.
>Paul W. Wilcox
>Director - Sales and Marketing
>Surf The Net Australia
>Phone: +61 2 9439 9830
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mike McCarn <>
>To: <>
>Date: Tuesday, August 11, 1998 8:53 AM
>Subject: EXE to update dialers
>>Does anyone know of an executable that can be distributed to users that
>>will change the phone number settings in the win95/98 dialer?
>>We are moving our dial-ups to another number and I would like a simple way
>>for my users, the computer-challenged ones, to change their settings.
>>Any Suggestions?
>>Mike McCarn