Can't create Network Connection

  Jadioman 09:37 14 Jul 04

I have windows XP home. Used my recovery disk to restore windows and as a result lost my network connections. I re-installed my broadband software and although it installs successfully, when I click the desktop icon to connect to the net, an error comes up saying "Could not create dial-up networking entry". I have also installed updated drivers, yet that has not solved the issue. Can anyone help please!!


  Diodorus Siculus 10:30 14 Jul 04

Have you gone to



network connections and followed the wizard there?

  xania 10:35 14 Jul 04

You will need to reset your IE options so that it does not try to find a dial-up connection. In IE, go to <Tools> <Internet Options> and select the <Connection> tab. Choose the <Never dial a connection> option then, press the <LAN Settings> button and select <Automatically detect settings>. If you are using Outlook Express, you will have to make similar changes to your account as well. Go to <Tools> <Options> and select the <Connection> tab. Both dial-up options should be deselected then, press the <Change> button. Choose the <Never dial a connection> option then, press the <LAN Settings> button and select <Automatically detect settings>.

  Jadioman 13:54 14 Jul 04

I have tried going to the network connections wizard in the control panel. WHen I got to the option to set up a manual connection, on the next screen which usually has 3 options of Dial-up; Broadband with Username/Password; and Broadband with no password, the top 2 are grey out so i can't select them! Thanks

  Jadioman 08:48 16 Jul 04

I have re-installed windows and that still doesnt help?? Is something conflicting or what?

  xania 08:59 16 Jul 04

Have you reinstalled SP1. If memory serves me right USB is problematic until SP1 has been installed.

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