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Chapter 10.  Using and Sharing Dial-Up N... > Other users can't dial in to your PC

10.9. Other users can't dial in to your PC

While configuring a Windows 2000 Professional computer for dial-in access is relatively easy, there are a couple of problems that might crop up. Problems are generally caused by overlooking a step in the configuration, such as not giving specific user accounts the right to connect. Differences in protocols can also be a problem.

10.9.1. Configure accounts for dial-in access

As part of the wizard that configures your computer for dial-up access, Windows 2000 prompts you to select the users who should have the right to dial into your computer. If you forget to enable a given user, that user won't be able to dial in. Or, you might add a user later and need to grant that user dial-in access. In either case, it's easy to grant a user dial-in access. Here's how:


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