Windows, persistent default gateway

If I persistent the default gateway as follows:

route -p add 0.0.0.0 MASK 0.0.0.0 [gateway ip address] IF [interface]

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does that mean I will not lose my default gateway (and not lose connectivity) after I do a

route -f

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wr_memCommented:
No, it does not (had to test it though, see below (although you must believe me or do it yourself as I've edited the outcome, x.x.x.x is my def. gateway)
What it means is that it will be there after a reboot

H:\>route -p add 1.2.3.4 MASK 255.255.255.255 x.x.x.x

H:\>route -f

H:\>route print
===========================================================================
output omitted
===========================================================================
===========================================================================
Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
   output omitted
        127.0.0.0        255.0.0.0        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       1
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0      X.X.X.X     X.X.X.X      20
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255      X.X.X.X     X.X.X.X       1
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255      X.X.X.X               2       1
===========================================================================
Persistent Routes:
  None
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