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Dial-Up Networking Connections Do Not Work After Upgrade to Windows XP
Article ID: 303488 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q303488
When you upgrade your Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) or Microsoft Windows 98-based computer to Microsoft Windows XP, your Dial-up Networking connections may not work as expected.
When you attempt to navigate through a Dial-up Networking connection, Microsoft Internet Explorer attempts to connect through a proxy server. If the proxy server is unreachable through the Dial-up Networking connection, you receive the following error message:
If the proxy server is reachable, the user's connection uses the proxy server unintentionally.
The Page cannot be displayed.
This behavior can occur if both of the following conditions exist:
To resolve this issue, remove the proxy server settings from the dial-up networking connections:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.