Enable Internet Connection Sharing

Posted August 24, 2004 by mikejc in Windows networking

To enable Internet Connection Sharing on a network connection, follow the steps in this Tech-Recipes tutorial.

First, Open Network Connections.

Click the dial-up, local area network, PPPoE, or VPN connection you want to share. Then under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this connection.

On the Advanced tab, select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection check box.

If you want this connection to dial automatically when another computer on your home or small office network attempts to access external resources, select the Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box.

If you want other network users to enable or disable the shared Internet connection, select the Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection check box.

Under Internet Connection Sharing, in Home networking connection, select any adapter that connects the computer sharing its Internet connection to the other computers on your network.

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