Microsoft Connection Manager 1.2 Readme.txt File

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           Microsoft(r) Connection Manager 1.2 Readme File
               For Microsoft Windows(R) 95, Windows 98, 
                    Windows NT(R) Workstation 4.0, 
                      and Windows NT Server 4.0
                             January 1999                   
           (C) Copyright Microsoft Corporation, 1995-1999

This document contains important, late-breaking information about 
Microsoft(r) Connection Manager 1.2. Before installing Connection 
Manager, please review this entire document. It contains critical 
information to ensure proper installation and use of the product.

You can view the Readme file on-screen in Windows Notepad. To print 
the Readme file, open it in Notepad or another word processor, and 
then on the File menu, click Print.




    2.1 Using the Dialer
    2.2 Uninstalling Connection Manager
    2.3 Technical Support



This version is intended for users of Windows 95, Windows 98, 
Windows NT Workstation 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or higher, 
and Windows NT Server 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or higher.
To use this release, you need one of these operating 
systems with at least 2 MB of space available on your 
hard disk and a 9600 Baud or faster modem 
(for dial-up connections).

This release will not install on Windows NT 5.0 beta 2 or Windows


2.1 Using the Dialer
To start a connection with Microsoft Connection Manager 1.2, 
double-click the icon for your service located on the Windows 
desktop. The Connection Manager logon dialog box should appear. 
Enter your username and password. Click the Properties button. 
If available, click the Phone Book button and select a phone 
number from the list. If the Phone Book button is not available, 
then type a phone number directly into the Phone Number box. 
Click OK. Then, in the logon dialog box, click the Connect button.

2.2 Uninstalling Connection Manager
To uninstall Connection Manager, click Start, point to Settings, 
and then click Control Panel. Double-click Add/Remove Programs. 
Select Microsoft Connection Manager, and then click Add/Remove.

To uninstall your service profile,  right-click your service's program 
icon on the desktop, and then click Delete.

2.3 Technical Support
Contact your network administrator or service provider for support on 
this product.

* If you are running Windows NT 4.0, you must manually configure 
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) for your virtual private 
network (VPN). To configure PPTP for VPN on Windows NT 4.0:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then 
     double-click Network.
  2. On the Protocols tab, click Add, and then click Point To Point 
     Tunneling Protocol.  
  3. Click OK. 
  4. In Number of Virtual Private Networks, enter 1. 
  5. In the Remote Access Setup window, click Add. 
  6. In the Add RAS Device dialog box, select VPN1 - RASPPTPM, and 
     then click OK. 
  7. Select VPN1, and then click Configure. 
  8. In the Configure Port Usage dialog box, select Dial-Out Only, if 
     it is not already selected, and then click OK. 
  9. Click Network and make sure that TCP/IP is selected and then 
     complete the installation. 

* If you are running Windows NT 4.0 and are using a Connection Manager 
service profile that requires Dial-Up Scripting, you must install 
Windows NT Service Pack 3 or later. It is recommended that you install 
the latest upgrade (currently Window NT Service Pack 4). If you have 
problems with Connection Manager that you cannot resolve using the 
Connection Manager troubleshooting Help, uninstall RAS, re-install it, 
and then re-install the Windows NT service pack. Verify in RAS that 
VPN1 is configured for "Dial-Out Only." (See the above procedure for 
the method for configuring VPN1.)

* On Windows NT 4.0, if you try to establish more than one connection, 
you might see the message, "The modem is not configured properly." 
This sometimes happens if you try to dial too quickly, or if you start 
Connection Manager when a connection has already been established using 
Dial-Up Networking. Use one connection at a time. 

* If you are running Windows NT 4.0 and you change the Disconnect 
If Idle setting, the change will not take effect until you quit 
Connection Manager and restart it. 

* If you want to install a Connection Manager service profile on a 
computer running Windows 98, you should uninstall the VPN1 adapter 
before installing Connection Manager 1.2. Connection Manager installs 
it but may not be able to reinstall over an existing VPN adapter. 

* Connection Manager does not support displaying a terminal window. 

* If you use direct VPN connections, you cannot use Microsoft 
Windows CE software from the desktop.


Article ID: 221119 - Last Review: June 22, 2014 - Revision: 4.0
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