- You are running a Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)-based computer that has two network adapters installed.
- You enable the Internet Connection Sharing feature, and then you configure the computer as a Connection Sharing host.
- You connect another computer to the Connection Sharing network. This computer functions as a Connection Sharing client.
Note In this Connection Sharing network, one network adapter on the host computer is connected to the Internet, and the other network adapter is connected to a local area network (LAN).
- You disable and then re-enable the LAN-side network adapter on the host computer.
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Update for Windows XP (KB951830) package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or a later service pack installed.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other previously released updates.
To use this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows XP with SP 3, x86-based versions
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Restart the Connection Sharing host computer.
Restart the Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing service on the Connection Sharing host computer. To do this, run the net stop sharedaccess command to stop the service, and then run the net start sharedaccess command to start it.
Article ID: 951830 - Last Review: Jun 21, 2014 - Revision: 1