How to enable a network interface as administrator
Posted on 2011-09-15
I have an odd situation where I have a remote user on Windows XP that I setup yesterday local to use a wireless connection to a verizon mifi due to their T1 being down. Apparently the "Local Area Connection" got disabled. Not sure from my doing or not. Now that the T1 is back up, I cannot get the "Local Area Connection" enabled. I can connect remotely to this PC once they are logged in as a standard user through the wireless mifi but cannot remotely connect as an administrator. How can I enable the "Local Area Connection" using runas or some other method? I've tried the various netsh commands but there doesn't seem to be an enable command option to enable the interface. Can I download devcon on that PC and use runas to possibly enable the interface or is there some other option to enable this device?