|Trumpet Winsock is a
marvelous program, serving as a
communications layer for other programs,
like Netscape or Microsoft Internet
Explorer, two popular Web browsers. But,
Trumpet Winsock can cause no end of
headaches if it is not set up just right.
To help you resolve the most common
Trumpet Winsock problems, this file has
all of the information you need to
properly configure Trumpet Winsock to
work correctly with NetRunner, without
having to spend time on the phone.
To start, launch Trumpet Winsock. On its
menu, click File, and then click Setup...
In each box, enter the
following information. Hint: Press Tab to
skip to the next box, not Enter!
- IP Address:
Should be greyed out. Skip this
Gateway: Should also be grey.
Skip this, too...
- Name Server:
- Time Server:
Leave this empty...
- Domain Suffix:
- Packet vector:
Another grey box to skip...
- MTU: 552
- TCP RWIN: 4096
- TCP MSS: 512
- Demand Load
Timeout: 5 seconds
- TCP RTO MAX:
- Internal SLIP:
Make sure this is OFF (no X)...
- Internal PPP:
Make sure this is ON (X)...
- SLIP Port: Set
to whatever COM port your
- modem is
- Baud Rate: Set
this according to the modem
- 9600 bps- 9600
- 14400 bps-
38400 or 57600
- 28800 bps-
57600 or 115200
Handshake: Should be ON...
- Van Jacobson
CSLIP compression: Should be
- Online Status
Detection: DCD Check (the middle
option) should be selected...
Click on OK (or
simply press Enter.) Trumpet Winsock will
advise you to restart itself so that
these changes can take effect.
Winsock (shortcut: ALT-F-X) and restart
Fire it up and dial