Sharing internet access in windows xp

  wimboess 20:59 15 Sep 2005
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Can someone help please?
My new computer has windows xp and I've set it up with two users. I have internet access through my profile - how do I get the second user to share the same internet access? The icon only appears on my desktop.
Thanks
Wimboess

  mattyc_92 21:29 15 Sep 2005

Start->Connect to...->Modem name

Now just type in your username and password (e.g. the username could be [email protected] or [email protected] etc.... and the password for that account)

Hope that helps.

  Jackcoms 21:32 15 Sep 2005

Have a look in C:\Documents and Settings\Your User Name\Start Menu\Programs\Startup.

You should have a shortcut in there to your modem.

Move that shortcut to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup.

  Jackcoms 21:14 16 Sep 2005

Well, have you solved it or not??

  wimboess 09:17 17 Sep 2005

Hi Jackcoms
Possibly. I can now connect on second profile, but there are no icons on desk top for isp. Have to click start/connect to/isp modem which connects to broadband. Then go back to desk top and click IE icon. It works - I'm ok with it, but longwinded for second user who is not particularly comfortable around pc's.
Thanks for your help anyway.
Wimboess

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