Speed-up your Connecting time
To Speed-up the time it takes for Dial Up Networking to establish a connection with your ISP:
1. Open Dial-Up Networking.
2. Right-click your connection and choose Properties.
3. On the Server Types Tab, under Advanced Options, make sure that the check-box for Log on to network is unchecked.
4. Under Allowed network protocols select only TCP/IP and uncheck NetBEUI & IPX/SPX