How to set up BSNL Broadband in Windows XP/98

How to set up BSNL Broadband in  Windows XP/98

Once your modem is connected to the PC :

(1) Click on 'Start' button
(2) Click on 'Control Panel'
(3) Double Click on 'Network Connections'
(4) Select “Local Area Connection” and right click on it .
(5) Select Properties
(6) Select TCP/IP in that box
(7) Click on "properties "
Enter the details as follows :
Set IP Address as 192.168.1.x where x is any number from say, 1 to 100
Subnet Mask As
Default Gateway As
The following DNS nos. specific for me in Goa, you may ask BSNL for the DNS numbers specific to your region.
Preferred DNS :
Alternate DNS :
Click on "OK" button.
Click on "OK" button again.
(8) Restart the computer.
(9) Open your browser (Internet Explorer or other) and go to
Enter details as follows :
(10) Click on "SETUP" on the menu at the top.
(11) Click on "New Connection" on the left.
Now fill in the details as follows :
Name - BSNL
Type - PPPOE
Username : Type what username BSNL has given you.
Password: Type what password BSNL has given you.
Against MTU : feed 1452 to replace the default 1492.
If this is not modified, secure sites like hotmail will not work.
Against VCI : Feed 35.
Leave all others at default values. Then click on "Apply" at the bottom of the screen, you may need to scroll down if it is not visible.
(12) Then click on "TOOLS" on the Menu at the top.
Click on “System Commands” on the left.
Click “Save all”
Click on "Restart".
(13) If you open your browser, you should be on-line....