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Fast User Switching with Internet Connection
http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/windowsxp/articles/523/1/Fast-User-Switching-with--Internet-Connection
Super Admin
 
By Super Admin
Published on 02/27/2005
 
In Microsoft Windows XP, if you enable the Fast User Switching feature, multiple user accounts can log on to a computer simultaneously. There is an issue of the Internet Connection either dropping or prompting to reconnect when switching users.

Fast User Switching with Internet Connection

This tweak fixes the issue. This enables a permanent internet connection with multiple users on your PC under Windows XP.

Click Start --> Run and type regedit

Navigate to this key :


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/Winlogon

Then right-click the right-hand pane, select New/String Value.

Name the value KeepRasConnections

Double click the new key and set it to 1.

Additonal Information :

HOW TO: Use the Fast User Switching Feature in Windows XP (Q279765) http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q279765