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Automatically Use Dial-Up Networking to Logon (Windows NT/2000)

There is an option that is available on the logon dialog box and allows you to dial into your logon server for authentication of your user account, this can be enabled by default.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new String value, or modify the existing value, called "RasForce" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Note: See Microsoft Support article Q263743 for details of a bypass issue.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|RasForceREG_SZ"1"|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVers...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
Value Name: RasForce
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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Last modified: April 3, 2002