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Enable Network Connections (internet access) for limited user?

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How can I allow a limited user to access the internet, either through an existing connection made on the Administrator account, or to allow the creation of a completely new connection?                                              
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by:w3x
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I'm having friends over and I'd like them to be able to use the internet but not have administrator access for everything else..
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Hi w3x,

normal a simple user account is permitted to dial an existing connection

Cheers!
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If the problem is you can't find the existing connection when logged in as the limited user, try clicking Start-button with the right mouse button and select Properties. From Customize-Advanced you'll be able to show the Connect menu.

Alternatively, as the Admin you can copy a shortcut of the connection to the limited user's desktop (which will be at C:\Documents and Settings\[that user]\Desktop) .
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