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Bridging your network connections

If you’d like to connect two or more computers via LAN, then you should utilize the Network Bridge option provided in Windows XP. There is no configuration required and you do not need to purchase additional hardware such as routers or bridges. IP addressing, address allocation, and name resolution is highly simplified in a single subnet IP network.
To use this feature you have to do this:

1.open Network Connections.Under LAN or High-Speed Internet.
2.select each of the private network connections that you want to be part of the bridge.
3.Right-click one of the highlighted private network connections and click Bridge Connections.

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Enable or Disable Password in DUN

This tweak saves user passwords for Dial Up Networking so they do not have to be re-entered each session.

Start>Run>Regedit

Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasMan\Parameters

Modify/Create DWORD Value of Data type REG_DWORD Named [DisableSavePassword]
Setting for Value Data: [0 = Disabled (Passwords Saved) / 1 = Enabled (Passwords Not Saved)]

Exit Registry / Reboot

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