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Configuring Your Computer to Use 11-Digit Dialing


Windows XP
  • Left-click the "Start" button. Select "Control Panel", then double-click "Network Connections"
  • Right-click on the mc.net icon and select "Properties".
  • Add "1+847" or "1+815" in front of the dialup number.
Windows 2000
  • Right-click on "My Network Places" and then left-click "Properties"
  • Right-click on your mc.net Internet connection and left-click "Properties"
  • Viewing the "General" tab, select "Rules".
  • Select "Edit" to edit the dialing location properties.
  • Select the "Area Code Rules" tab and left-click "New..." to create a new rule
  • Type "847" or "815" in the "Area Code" field and left-click both check boxes under "Rules".
  • Once you left-click OK, the configuration will now dial "1+847" or "1+815" and then your mc.net local number.
Windows 95, 98, and ME
  • With the left mouse button, double-click "My Computer" on the desktop.
  • Double-click on "Dial-Up Networking", then double-click on your mc.net Internet connection profile.
  • At the "Connect To" screen, select "Dial Properties".
  • Viewing the "My Location" tab, please confirm that "847" or "815" is entered for the area code. Select the checkbox for the very last option, "Dial as a long distance call". Change the number to be dialed to "1+847" or "1+815" followed by your local access number.
Windows NT
  • With the left mouse button, double-click "My Computer" on the desktop.
  • Double-click on "Dial-Up Networking", then double-click on your mc.net Internet connection profile.
  • Select the phone book entry for mc.net.
  • Click "More" and choose "Edit entry and modem properties".
  • Modify your mc.net local number to include "1+847" or "1+815".
Macintosh Remote Access
  • Click on the "Apple" in the top right-hand corner.
  • From the drop-down menu, select "Control Panels".
  • In "Control Panels" select "Remote Access".
  • Modify your mc.net local number to include "1+847" or "1+815".
Macintosh PPP/FreePPP
  • Click on the "Apple" in the top right-hand corner.
  • From the drop-down menu, select "Control Panels" .
  • In "Control Panels" select "PPP/FreePPP".
  • Modify your mc.net local number to include "1+847 or "1+815" .

For more information, please contact us at 847-594-5111 or email support@mc.net