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Setting up a Dial-up Internet Connection on Windows 7

Follow these easy steps help you to set up the Bell Aliant Dial-up service on your Windows 7 computer.

What you need before you start

  • A telephone modem installed and working. If you are not sure if your computer or laptop has a telephone modem installed, consult the documentation provided by the manufacturer or contact the manufacturer directly.
  • Your Bell Aliant username and password. If you do not know your Bell Aliant username or password, contact us at 1-800-425-4268.
  • The local dial up number. Please note the number as you will need to use it later.

Follow these easy steps

  1. Click the Windows Logo.
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Network & Internet


  4. Click Network & Sharing Center


  5. Click Setup a new connection or network


  6. Click Set up a dial-up connection. If you receive a screen that indicates that Windows could not detect a dial-up modem, you MUST get the modem properly installed by a computer technician, as Bell Aliant does not support the installations of Dial-up modems. You can continue to set up the connection by selecting Set up a connection anyway.

    Click Next


  7. Enter in the following:
    1. Dial-up phone Number
    2. User name: Enter your complete e-mail address
    3. Password: Enter your password
    4. To save your password check Remember this password
    5. Connection Name: Enter in Bell Aliant Dial-up
    6. Click Connect


  8. Click Skip. If you do not press skip, the computer will attempt to connect via Dial-up.


  9. Click Close