Running Windows XP Home and at the moment in France. I have just signed up to a new French ISP, Club Internet, using a CD ROM. Everything went OK and I have all the relevant data, passwords etc. However, when I dial up I get the "balloon" up saying I am connected to Club Internet but I get an error saying it cannot find the server. If I try a "Favorite" the green band runs across quickly and it says "Done" but again it says DNS server fault could not find page. Any ideas as to what is wrong? I have joined numerous (well 6 or so different ISP's) before and had no problems like this.
If I use my other (old) computer using n9uf as the ISP I can access the CI site and put in my password etc and there I am, e mail etc all available! Obviously I am signed on etc. However, put new laptop on line and log onto CI nothing! Tried putting CI parameters onto old computer and like new one it says logged on but no home page and so on. Baffled!
The only thing I can think of is, I presume you have an English version of Windows? When I used the CD for Wanadoo it caused all sorts of problems, I had to manually set it up by inserting the CD then closing the installation window and via control panel set up the account from there. e.g.
I haven't had to set anything in modem properties.
Hope this helps. If not you could telephone an English computer shop here Tel. 05 53 23 65 45, he is an agent for Wanadoo but I'm sure he could help.