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5.3 SBC Yahoo!Dial Information
As per the TOS you are allowed to be logged in with one username on dialup and one on DSL, or two dialup logins, at the same time
1. Install the software off the CD:
If you ran through the full installer then there should already be an icon on your desktop that says SBC Yahoo! Dial. If not then from the CD run (with x being your CD drive) x:\setup\yahoo\cm\setup.exe This will install the program and place that on your desktop.
2. Download »download.yahoo.com/dl/sbcy/dsl4/dslreg.exe. Run through it and when it asks which software to download make sure there is a check in Dial Connection Manager and then Next. The dial connection manager will now be downloaded and installed on your computer. *NOTE* If you are not migrated to Yahoo! this process will migrate your account.
3. Setup a native OS dialer:
Open dial-up Network. For 95/98 it's in my computer and ME it's in Control Panel. Click on Make New Connection. Give it any name you want then next. Type in the phone number then next. Click on finish. Open the connection and type in your username and password.
Go to Control Panel->Network and Dial Up Connections->Make New Connection. Choose options Dial-Up to the Internet, next. I want to set up my Internet connection manually, next. I connect through a phone Line and a modem, next. Put in your access number, next. Type in your username and password, next. Name it whatever you want, next. No, next. Finish.
Open Dial-up Networking from My Computer. Click on new button to create Dial-up Networking. Type in a name for your connection, next. Click on the first two-checklist box, next. Type in your access number, next. Finish. Open the connection and type in your username and password.
From Control Panel (in classic view) open up Network Connections. Click on create a new connection. Choose next. Connect to the Internet, next. Set up my connection manually, next. Connect using a Dial Up modem, next. Type in a name for your connection, next. Type in your access number, next. Type in your username and password. Take a check out of the second and third box, next. Put a check in the box and finish. On your desktop you should see your new connection.
Open Open the Remote Access control panel. Click the radio button for Registered User. Type the user name, password, and phone number into the corresponding fields. If you want your password to be saved so that you do not have to enter it at each connection, select the check box for "Save password". Go to the TCP/IP control panel and choose PPP from Connect via and either PPP or Manually from Configure.
Open System Preferences and click on Network. From Location select New Location and give it a name. From the Show menu select Modem Port. Under the TCP/IP tab put Using PPP in the Configure menu. In the PPP tab type in your access number, username, and password. Now select Connect from the menu bar.
1. If you are online visit »sbcyahoo.prodigy.net/openPhone/index.html
2. If you have the Dial Connection Manager click on the top edit button. Choose new, next, and then put in your area code and first three digits of the phone number you are dialing out from. This will locate your local access numbers and create a new connection for that number.
3. Called 866-722-3425 and choose option 1 then 1.
Once you have dial-in numbers and merely wants to validate which will be a local call from your hotel, visit »localcalling.sbc.com/LCA/lca_input.jsp
Enter the area code and first three digits of the hotel's phone number to get a list of local calling numbers from the hotel.
Pick the area code/prefix combination from the list that matches a local call on the site.
Additions courtesy of Old_Grouch
The info above was provided by Maxo
Your SBC Yahoo! DSL Member Account allows for one DSL connection and one other simultaneous network connection (such as a dial-up line) for a total of two (2) simultaneous network connections to the Internet. SBC reserves the right to prohibit any additional simultaneous network connections. This policy does not prohibit multiple DSL users from connecting to the Internet over the same DSL network connection using customer premise equipment such as a router or home networking equipment.
Check the SBC Yahoo! Terms Of Service for current information!!