To grant incoming connection access rights to your computer

1.

Open Network Connections

2.

Right-click Incoming Connections, and then click Properties.

3.

On the General tab, do one or more of the following:

In Devices, click the check boxes next to the devices through which incoming connections can connect.

If you have more than one device selected, and you want to enable Multilink dialing, select the Enable multilink check box.

If you want to enable others to make private connections to your computer by tunneling through the Internet or other network, select the Allow others to make private connections to my computer by tunneling through the Internet or other network check box.

If you want to show icons on the taskbar when incoming connections are connected, select the Show icon in notification area when connected check box.

4.

On the Users tab, do one or more of the following:

If you want to allow a user to connect, select the check box next to the user's name.

If you want to revoke a user's right to connect, clear the check box next to a user's name.

To create a new user and grant them access to connect, click New.

To remove a user, click Delete.

To modify a user's name, password, and callback privileges, click Properties.

If you want all users to connect by using securely encrypted passwords and data, select the Require all users to secure their passwords and data check box.

If you want directly connected devices to connect without providing a password, select the Always allow directly connected devices such as palmtop computers to connect without providing a password check box.

5.

On the Networking tab, do one or more of the following:

If you want to enable a network component, in Network components, select the check box next to the component name.

If you want to disable a network component, in Network components, clear the check box next to the component name.

To add a network component, click Install.

To remove a network component, click Uninstall.

To configure a network component, click Properties.

Note

To open Network Connections, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections

To modify an incoming connection, you must be logged on as a member of the Administrators group.

If you enable or disable TCP/IP or the NWLink IPX/SPX/NetBIOS compatible Transport Protocol in incoming connections, the settings affect only incoming connections. Other protocols, such as AppleTalk, are enabled or disabled for all connection types. The IPX/SPX protocol is not available on Windows XP 64-Bit Edition. 

Related Topics

Incoming connections

Configure callback for incoming connections



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