Microsoft KB Archive/253373
Article ID: 253373
Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
This article was previously published under Q253373
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When you try to establish Internet Connection Sharing by using a cable or DSL modem, you may not have the option to select the Ethernet card as the Internet Connection.
You may receive a prompt to install a Dial-Up Networking adapter, or choose one.
This issue can occur if the Windows-based computer has one network adapter installed. Because the cable or DSL modem acts as an Enthernet adapter, ICS uses that adapter for the network.
To resolve this issue, install a network adapter for the network.
This is by design. To use Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) with a High Speed Connection (Enthernet, DSL, Cable modem, etc.), the computer needs to have an adapter for the private network (Intranet), and the public network (Internet). This requires at least two network adapters.
Additional query words: HWNICTS
Keywords: kbnetwork kbprb KB253373