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How to assign persistent route to windows 98 pc

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    Dear All,

              I would like to assign persistent staic route to windows 98 machine. I want the route to be updated to routing table after every reboot and this updation should be before i logon to network.

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 Priyank Gaddala
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http://www.brienposey.com/kb/making_windows_98_aware_of_foreign_subnets.asp

basically route print will display the routing table

route add <Network address of destination> mask <subnet mask of destination> <next hop IP> -p

will do the jod
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-p make it persistant (ie static)
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My appologies

NOTE : The -p switch is not supported on either Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition-based, Microsoft Windows 98-based, or Microsoft Windows 95-based computers.
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBK/tip5000/rh5063.htm

in this case you would need to fool the OS into doing it every time it boots

open notepad

put in the following lines

@echo off
route add <network> mask <subnet> <next hop ip>


Save the file (change text files to "all files" on the save as type box and save it as route.bat in the startup folder, that way every time you boot the route is remapped, its a crude workaround but it works.

Pete
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by:Anthony_E
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or even better u can put it autoexec.bat then it would do it b4 windows loads
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by:Pete Long
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no it wont - protocols are loaded after vxd's in win 9x and route add is a w32 command
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by:Anthony_E
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ah yes sorry bout that
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no probs Anthony thanks for trying to help :)
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