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To start the Network Setup Wizard
You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.
Start the Network Setup Wizard
Follow the instructions on your screen.
Before running the Network Setup Wizard, make sure your network hardware is installed and working properly on all of the computers on your network.
Before running the Network Setup Wizard on computers running Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Millennium Edition, make sure Internet Connection Sharing is disabled on these computers.
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To start the Network Setup Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections. Under Common Tasks, click Network Setup Wizard.
Run the Network Setup Wizard on the host computer first. The host computer is the one that will share its Internet connection.
During the Network Setup Wizard, it is recommended that you create a floppy disk to run the Network Setup Wizard on Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Millennium computers on your network.
The Network Setup Wizard can only be run on computers using Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows XP.