Before setting up the ICS server for a dial-up connection, make
sure that you've completed the preliminary steps listed here.
Open the Network and Dial-up Connections folder. Then right
click the Dial-up connection that you want to share and select Properties.
The Properties sheet shows the network components associated with
Click the Advanced tab, then check Allow other network
users to connect through this computer's Internet connection.
If you have more than one network adapter connected to local area
networks, you'll see this screen instead. Click the down arrow and
select the one to use for sharing the Internet connection. In this
example, I'm using a wireless network.
Check Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer
on my network attempts to access the Internet if you
want the ICS server to automatically connect to the Internet.
Otherwise, you'll have to connect manually whenever any
computer wants Internet access.
Check Allow other network users to control or disable
the shared Internet connection if you want to allow
that capability on client computers running Windows 98,
Me, or XP. For more information, read about the Internet
Click OK. If your local area network adapter already has an IP
address assigned, WinXP warns you that it will change it.
Click Yes to continue.
The ICS server is now set up to share a Dial-up connection. Now
configure the ICS client computers.