- Speed Up and Fix Up Your Dial-Up
- Bring Me a New Brain, Igor!
- What You Need to Know to Perform Brain Surgery on Your Modem
- Don't Just Call Any Number (Choosing the Correct Dial-Up Number)
- It's Not Your Modem—It's Your Phone Line
- Testing, Testing—Is Your Phone Line Ready to Rumble?
- Tweaking Your System for Faster Speed
- Adding Extra Horsepower to Your Internet Connection
- Software That Makes Tweaking Easier
- Super Glue Two Modems Together with Bonding
- How Bonding Works
- Will Your ISP Approve?
- Upgrading Windows 95 for Multilink Support
- Setting Up a Multilink Connection on Your Computer
- "We Interrupt This Online Session..." (Getting Calls While You're Online)
- Grabbing Messages While You're Online
Upgrading Windows 95 for Multilink Support
If you are using Windows 95, you might need to upgrade your Dial-Up Networking software to allow Multilink support. If the properties for your Dial-Up Networking connection do not list a Multilink tab, you must download and install Dial-Up Networking 1.3 from Microsoft's Windows 95 Web site.
Getting the Updates Online
You can obtain both of these updates from this web page:
Download and install the Dial-Up Networking 1.3 Performance and Security Update, and then download and install Microsoft DUN 1.3 and Winsock Year 2000 Update.