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Hi, I want to automate the task of creating and configuring a broadband internet connection in Win XP where I have to type a username and password. Usually I have to use start -> programs -> accessories -> communications ->new connection wizard but I was wondering if this could be done unattended...

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yes this be done easyly

first of all u need to create the connection on your PC

then you need to copy

%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\pbk

and has to put this file in the same directory on ur unattended CD

or manage it to go to the same directory during installation procedure


i have packed it with winrar and made it a self extractor exe, placed inside $OEM$\$$\system32\network.exe which extract it to

%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\pbk

during t-13

hope you got the idea

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Yes, there is the rasphone file in this folder: %systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\pbk

configured with my settings.

How can I create a link to this on the desktop (unattended)?

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copy this rasphone.pbk file

put it on ur CD inside

$OEM$\$Docs\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\pbk

now u have your connections on unattended CD

copy ur shortcut icon to this folder for DESKTOP

$OEM$\$Docs\All Users\Desktop

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Nepali, I've tried what you suggested.

The link on my desktop doesn't do nothing when I click on it.

If I go to "Network Connections" and I click on the connection, it doesn't load the my username and

password that were set when I copied $OEM$\$Docs\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Connections\pbk .

Do I need a .ins file for this?

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the desktop shourtcut link might be missing,,

try creating a fresh shortcut

and place that shortcut on ur CD with the same original PBK file

for password also, u need to import some more settings..

i have messed that somewhere,, i will post that later

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