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Chapter 16. A Movable Feast: Windows XP ... > Setting Up a Direct Connection Betwe... - Pg. 192

A Movable Feast: Windows XP and Your Notebook Computer 192 Windows Wisdom After you've created a connection, selecting Start, Settings, Network and Dial-Up Connections displays a submenu of the items in the Network and Dial-Up Connections window (including the Make New Con- nection icon). If you need to access this window in the future, you have to go the long way: Start, Programs, Accessories, Communications, Network and Dial-Up Connections. Activate Host and click Next. The wizard now asks you to choose which communications port you'll be using. 9. Select the port to which your cable is attached, and then click Next. 10. Your next chore is to select which users are allowed to make the connection from the other machine. Activate the check box beside each user you want to have access. If the user isn't listed, click Add and enter a User name, Full name, and Password (twice), and click OK. Click Next when you're done. 11. In the final wizard dialog box, click Finish. The wizard creates the new connection and leaves 8.