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Disable the "Log on using dial-up connection" Check Box (Windows NT/2000)

During logon Windows allows users to optionally connect to a Windows domain using dial-up networking, this tweak can be used to disable that option.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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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 "RasDisable" 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
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|RasDisableREG_SZ0x00000001 (1)|
|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVers...|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
Value Name: RasDisable
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (0 = restriction disabled, 1 = restriction enabled)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: April 3, 2002