Here you will learn remote
network access, what is hyperterminal,
how hyperterminal works and learn how
to connect with office computer using
hyperterminal. In this topic you will
learn how to get to the remote network
access or connect to single computer sing
the HyperTerminal. HyperTerminal is a
program, which is included in the Microsoft
Windows operating systems. HyperTerminal
allows you transfer files between two
remote computers over the telephone lines,
perform telnet and access the computer
bulletin boards. HyperTerminal is a terminal
emulation program that comes with every
version of the Windows operating systems
like Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT
and Windows 2000. Hyper Terminal is communications
software that was developed by the Hilgraeve.
It can also be setup to transfer data
between two computers using the serial
ports and for the serial port control
of the external devices, robots, scientific
instruments and radio communication stations.
HyperTerminal can also be used as a troubleshooting
tool when connected with the modem. Through
it you can send commands to your modem
to you that when it is working properly
or not. With Hyper terminal the user can
have the ability of connecting and transferring
files between the two computers.
The following steps are only applicable
to the Windows 98 operating system. The
steps can be varying in the other operating
Basic Configuration Steps
• STEP # 1: First
of all locate the telephone number of
the remote computer you wan to connect
• STEP # 2: In
Windows 98 open the start menu then select
programs, then accessories and then communication.
Here you will see an icon called HyperTerminal
simply click it.
• STEP # 3: Now
if a see that a folder opens, double click
the Hypertrm icon.
• STEP # 4: Now
here if you see a message to upgrade HyperTerminal
click the OK and continue.
• STEP # 5: Here
enter the user name of your new connection.
Please note that the connection name should
be identifiable so that you can easily
identify to which computer you are connected.
• STEP # 6: Now
here click on an icon, which you want
to represent the remote computer connection
and press OK. Here another window will
• STEP # 7: Carefully
check that your area code, country code
and your modem information is 100% perfect.
Then enter the phone number of the remote
computer to which you want to connect
• STEP # 8: Now
click Dial button and the computer will
dial the number of the remote computer
that you have listed and when HyperTerminal
connects with the other terminal you will
see a text screen.
• STEP # 9: Now
carefully follow the instructions on the
text screen. From this step you have to
proceed but it all depends that how the
remote computer is setup to receiving
the incoming calls and connections.
• STEP # 10: Here
you can save you current settings including
the icons so that you can dial easily
next time the same remote computer. Before
exit click on the save settings.
Tips & Instructions
The most important use of the HyperTerminal
is to connect with the computer bulletin
boards. The bulletin boards are mostly
setup and granted the permission to use
them for free or for some fee by the University
library, colleges and the educational
institutes. Bulletin boards are sometime
operated by the individuals. After connecting
to the remote computer you can transfer
the files between your computer and the
remote computer provided the other computer
is setup up to access the connections
and incoming call through the HyperTerminal
and is setup to accept or sent the files
Also remember that you are not using
the ISP for HyperTerminal connection if
you connecting to the remote computer
that is in another country you will bear
the same charges as you talk on phone
in that country. This is a Dial-up connection
over the telephone lines and not the internet
connection. You can also use HyperTerminal
to help debugging the source code from
the remote computer and you can also setup
HyperTerminal to communicate with the
old character-based computers.
(How to transfer files)