Dial-up Modem Access for Windows

Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Select Network and Sharing Center > Set up a new connection or network.
  3. Click Connect to the Internet and then click Next.
  4. Click Set up a dial-up connection and then click Next.
  5. Enter:
  • Dial-up phone number: 387-2040 (off-campus), 7-2040 (on-campus)
  • User name: use your Bronco NetID name plus @wmich.edu 
  • Password: your Bronco NetID password.
  • Connection name: something of your choice, e.g. WMU.
  • Click Create.
  • Click Close at the The connection to the Internet is ready to use screen.
  • Windows XP

    1. Click Start > Settings > Network Connections.
    2. Click Create a new connection under Network Tasks in the left navigation menu.
    3. The New Connection Wizard opens. Click Next.
    4. Select Connect to the Internet and click Next.
    5. Select Set up my connection manually and click Next.
    6. Select Connect using a dial-up modem and click Next.
    7. Enter a Connection Name, e.g. WMU, and click Next.
    8. Enter the Phone number.
    • 387-2040 for local off-campus
    • 7-2040 for local on-campus
  • For Username, enter your Bronco NetID name plus @wmich.edu (just your account name, not your first.last email address).
  • Enter your Bronco NetID password. Check or uncheck the two boxes, whichever you prefer, and click Next.
  • Click Finish.