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1. What do I need installed on my system to install WinPoET?
2. Can you give me a quick how to install WinPoET 2.0 (or above)?
3. Can you give me a quick how to install WinPoET 1.4?
4. "Failed to detect iVasion adapter. Verify that iVasion adapter is installed."
5. How do I install WinPoET 2.0 on Windows 2000?
6. How do I run WinPoET as a service in Windows NT?
7. I had Sygate working but have since installed WinPoET and it does not work.
8. How do I install WinPoET on Windows NT?
9. Will WinPoET work with Windows ME?
10. How do I uninstall WinPoET?
11. Where can I buy a single copy of WinPoET?
12. How do I get WinRouter to work with WinPoET?
13. How do I get WinPoET to startup at Windows boot in Windows 95 and 98?
14. How do I use ICS in Windows 98SE?
15. How do I disable WinPoET from Startup and my Sys Tray?
16. How do I use ICS in Windows ME (Also for AOL Plus users)?
17. How do I use ICS in Windows 2000 (Also for AOL Plus users)?
18. How do I get WinPoET to Auto-Connect at Startup in Windows ME?
19. Is WinPoET compatible with Windows XP?
20. How do I install WinPoET V.6?
21. How do I get WinPoET V.6 to Auto-Connect in Windows?
22. How do I get WinPoET V.6 to launch at Windows Startup in Windows?
23. How do I launch my browser on connect with WinPoET V.6 in Windows?
24. How do I set the MTU in WinPoET?

25. Can I buy a single license of WinPoET?

1. What do I need installed on my system to install WinPoET?
You need a working dialup adapter with a TCP/IP stack bound to it, and Microsoft Virtual Private Networking.
1. Right click your network neighborhood.
2. Choose "Properties"
3. Look for "Dial-Up Adapter" and "Dial-Up Adapter #2 (VPN Support)
4. If you do not have either of these, go to Question 4.
Note: On Windows '95 you need DUN 1.3.
2. Can you give me a quick how to install WinPoET 2.0 (or above)?
1) Launch WinPoET installer
2) Click "Next"
3) Click "Accept" - Software License window
4) Click "Accept" - Internet Service License window
5) Click "Next" - Information window
6) Click "Next" - Choose Destination window
7) Click "Yes" - I want to restart window
8) Click "Finish" to reboot
9) Double click on WinPoET icon on your desktop
10) Enter your "User Name" as provided by your ISP. (Note: you may need to include your ISP's domain as part of your userid. Ex. For Verizon customers it would be userid@verizon.net).
11) Enter your "Password" as provided by your ISP
12) Click on "Save Password"
13) Click on "Connect"
14) Surf Away!
3. Can you give me a quick how to install WinPoET 1.4?
1. Unzip and start installer.
2. Reboot when prompted.
3. Double click on the desktop icon.
4. Login - Screen Shot
4. "Failed to detect iVasion adapter. Verify that iVasion adapter is installed."
First uninstall WinPoET.
1. Go to "My Computer"
2. "Control Panel"
3. "Add Remove/Programs"
4. "Windows Setup"
5. Double Click on "Communications" - Screen shot
6. Make sure "Dial-Up Networking" and "Virtual Private Networking" are NOT checked off.
7. Reboot.
8. Follow steps 1 through 5.
9. Check off "Dial-Up Networking" and "Virtual Private Networking"
10. Reboot
11. Reinstall WinPoET.
5. How do I install WinPoET 2.0 on Windows 2000?
V6.0 of WinPoET, the driver is digitally signed and certified by Microsoft for Windows 2000
1. Download and Install WinPoET 2.0 ("WinPoET" or "WinPoET.exe").
2. "Setup is not complete because the iVasion PoET adapter is not yet installed." Click "OK".
3. To install the "iVasion PoET adapter" go to:

> Control Panel > Add/Remove Hardware > Next > Add/Troubleshoot a device > Next > Add a new device > Next.

a) Select "No, I want to select the hardware from a list" > Next
b)
Select "Network Adapters" -- Next.
c)
Click "Have Disk" > type:

C:\Program Files\Ivasion\WinPoET
Click "OK".

d) Highlight "iVasion PoET Adapter" then click "Next" and "Next" again.
e) "Digital Signature Not Found" Click Yes.
f) Then Click Finish.
g) Reboot.

4. If the WinPoET icon is not on your desktop, go into the WinPoET folder and create a shortcut to the "WrDialer" on your desktop.
5. Launch WinPoET

Username = userid@ISP.com
Password = yourpassword

6. Surf away!
6. How do I run WinPoET as a service in Windows NT?
There's a utility named srvany.exe that comes with the NT 4 resource kit. It allows almost any program to run as a service.
7. I had Sygate working but have since installed WinPoET and it does not work.
Uninstall Sygate, reboot, then reinstall Sygate.
8. How do I install WinPoET on Windows NT?
1. Install WinPoET 2.0 (Launch the file named "WinPoET" or "WinPoET.exe")

Note: You must be logged in with Administrative rights.

Note: If you do not have the Remote Access Service installed on your computer, WinPoET will install it. You will need your Windows CD of this happens.

2. Reboot.
3. Launch the new WinPoET icon on your desktop.

Username = userid@isp.com
Password = yourpassword

3. Surf Away.
9. Will WinPoET work with Windows ME?
WinPoET 2.0 works fine in Windows Millennium. Just ignore the warning and install as normal. V2.1 and higher support Windows ME perfectly.
10. How do I uninstall WinPoET?
In your WinPoET directory you will find a utility called NukePoet, run it to uninstall WinPoET.
11. Where can I buy a single copy of WinPoET?
From Fine Point Technologies click here.
12. How do I get WinRouter to work with WinPoET?
WinRoute Pro 4.1 works well with WinPoET if you make this change: IP header compression (in your Dial-up networking settings) is turned off.
13. How do I get WinPoET to startup at Windows boot in Windows 95 & 98?
1) Go to Dial-up Networking, open that folder
2) Select on your WinPoET dialer (In Verizon by default it has your userid as the name of the icon)
3) Choose the "Connections" at the top of the window
4) Choose Settings
5) In the General Tab, uncheck "Prompt for information before dialing"
6) Make sure "Show a confirmation dialog after connected" is also not checked
7) Copy a Shortcut of that WinPoET dialer into your Startup folder.
Note: Make sure your save Password box, is checked off as well as "Auto-Connect" in your Dial-up Networking icon.
14. How do I use ICS in Windows 98SE?
When you install ICS have it connect to the Internet via Dial-up Networking not your Ethernet card.
15. How do I disable WinPoET from Startup and my Sys Tray?
1) Go to your Start Menu.
2) Go to Run, type "msconfig" then click "OK".
3) The "System Configuration Utility" opens up.
4) Click on "Startup" tab.
5) Scroll in the window to "WinPoET"
6) Uncheck "WinPoET"
7) Click "Apply"
8) Click "OK"
9) Reboot as Prompted.
16. How do I use ICS in Windows ME (Also for AOL Plus users)?
1) Double click on "My Network Places"
2) Double click on "Home Networking"
3) Click "Next"
4) If you've already run the initial setup you'll have this option "I want to edit Home networking", select that option
5) Click "Next"
6) Check off "Yes, this computer" then Check off "A direct connection to"
7) In drop down menu choose "Dial-up Networking"
8) Click "Next"
9) Check "Yes"
10) In the drop down menu select the Ethernet card connected to your other computer
11) Click "Next"
12) Check "Yes, connect to the internet"
13) Click "Next"
14) Click "Next"
15) You can set up file sharing here if needed, click "Next"
16) Check "Yes, create a Home Network disk"
17) Click "Next"
18) Insert a floppy disk and click "Next"
19) Click "Finish" and reboot
20) Install created floppy disk on the computers you want to share this connection.
21) Surf Away!
17. How do I use ICS in Windows 2000 (Also for AOL Plus users)?
1) Right click on "My Network Places" -> Choose "Properties"
2) Right click on the icon representing the connection you want to share. For WinPoET and it would be the Dial-up Adapter used for that connection -> Choose "Properties"
3) Click on the "Sharing" tab (for dial-up adapters you may have to configure a few settings for the adapter before you get to the window allowing you to click the "Sharing" tab. If you must, put in a telephone number put in 0)
4) Check off "Enable Internet Connection Sharing for this Device"
5) Check off "Enable on-demand dialing"
6) Click "OK"
7) Make sure the other computers that will be sharing this connection are set to "Obtain an IP address automatically".
Windows 95, 98, ME
1) Go to "Network Neighborhood" ("My Network Places" in Windows ME) right click on the icon and choose "Properties"
2) On the "Configuration" tab select the TCP/IP stack bound to the Ethernet card connect to the other PC
3) Select "Properties"
4) Choose the "IP Address" tab and select "Obtain an IP address automatically"
Windows NT
1) Right click on "Network Neighborhood"
2) Choose "Properties"
3) Click the "Protocols" tab
4) Click on "TCP/IP Protocol"
5) Click on "Properties"
6) In the "Adapter" drop down menu choose the Ethernet card connected to the other PC
7) Select "Obtain an IP address automatically"
Windows 2000
1) Right click "My Network Places"
2) Choose "Properties"
3) Right click the "Local Area Connection" (Ethernet card) connected to the other PC
4) Choose "Properties"
5) Click the "General" Tab
6) Click the "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)"
7) Click on "Properties"
8) Select "Obtain an IP address automatically"
18. How do I get WinPoET to Auto-Connect at Startup in Windows ME?
1) Open your Control Panel
2) Double click "Dial-up Networking"
3) Right click the dial-up icon for your WinPoET connection
4) Click the "Security" tab -> Check off "Connect automatically" (Make sure your userid and Password are listed there. -> Click "OK"
5) Create a short cut to that Dial-up connection and place that in your startup folder.
19. Is WinPoET compatible with Windows XP?
V4.0 and higher are compatible and actually uses Windows XP's native PPPoE. So you can use this or just use the native PPPoE in Windows. See here for more information on native PPPoE in Windows XP.
20. How do I install WinPoET V.6?
1) Double click the Setup.exe file
2) Click "Next"
3) Click "Yes" - "License" window
4) Click "Next" - Choose Destination" window
5) Select "Yes, I want to Restart" -> Click "Finish"
6) Double click the newly created WinPoET icon on your desktop

7) Enter your userid as provided by your ISP. Note: you may need to include your ISP's domain as part of your userid. Example: For Verizon customers it would be userid@verizon.net.
8) Enter your password as provided by your ISP
9) Click "Save Password"
10) Click "Connect"
11) Surf away!
21. How do I get WinPoET V.6 to Auto-Connect in Windows?
1) Double click the WinPoET icon on your desktop
2) Click "Options"
3) Click "Use WinPoET V4.00 Broadband built-in Auto-connect"
4) Click "OK"
22. How do I get WinPoET V.6 to launch at Windows Startup?
1) Double click the WinPoET icon on your desktop
2) Click "Options"
3) Click "Settings"

4) Click "Launch WinPoET at Windows Startup"

5) Check off "Use WinPoET built in auto-connect"
6) Click "OK"
7) Click "OK"
8) Done!
23. How do I launch my browser on connect with WinPoET V.6 in Windows?
1) Double click the WinPoET icon on your desktop
2) Click "Options"
3) Click "Settings"
4) Click "Launch default browser after connection launched"
5) Enter the URL of the website you want it to launch
6) Click "OK"
24. How do I set the MTU in WinPoET?

Note: You must install WinPoET V.6 or higher.
1) Double click the WinPoET icon on your desktop
2) Click "Options"
3) Click "Advanced"

4) Select "Set the MTU for me manually"
5) Type the MTU you want to use (no higher then 1492)
6) Click "OK"
7) Click "OK" on information pop up
8) Close WinPoET -> Reboot
9) Done!

25. Can I buy a single license of WinPoET?
If you would like to buy a single End User License click here. If you are a service provider and would like a quote contact us here.

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