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    Export/Import Dial-up connections

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    by wsalamo ·

    I have 15 notebooks that are used by Outreach staff, off-campus that require dial-up connections through an ISP, when staying in 20+
    different locations in New Mexico. When I set these notebooks up with Win98 SE all I did was export a registry file with the “[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\RemoteAccess]” entry,
    which included all of the Dial-Up connections I had set-up. Then then I could import them into any new notebook. This saved many hours of
    recreating the same connections on each new machine, but now that we are converting to WinXP Pro I don’t have a clue how to do this. I would appreciate any help

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    • #3542808

      Reply To: Export/Import Dial-up connections

      by sgt_shultz ·

      In reply to Export/Import Dial-up connections

      below is miskb article 284269 from support.microsost.com
      HOW TO: Save and Restore Dial-up Connections in
      Windows XP
      This step-by-step article describes how to use the Remote Access Phonebook (Rasphone.pbk) file to save and later restore dial-up connections, and to copy your computer’s connections to other computers.

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      Save and Restore Dial-Up Connections
      Locate the Rasphone.pbk file in the %SystemDrive%\Documents folder and in the Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk folder.

      NOTE: The Application Data folder is a hidden folder. To view the folder, follow these steps:
      Open the All Users folder, and then click Folder Options on the Tools menu.
      Click View, click Show hidden files and folders, and then click OK.
      After you have created all your connections, copy the Rasphone.pbk to a safe location, and then copy the Rasphone.pbk file to the %SystemDrive%\Documents folder and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk folder on the other computer.

      NOTE: When you replace the Rasphone.pbk file, you are prompted to confirm the file replacement. Click Yes to replace the file.
      Restart the computer to view the connections.
      You cannot use this procedure to copy Connection Manager profiles. These profiles have their own .pbk, .cms, and .cmp configuration files.

    • #3543589

      Reply To: Export/Import Dial-up connections

      by wsalamo ·

      In reply to Export/Import Dial-up connections

      Thanks, that works great. Now I need to retrieve the calling card entry that I have added.

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