Disable the Automatic Creation of a Default Network Route

Posted On 2007-06-20 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Disable the Automatic Creation of a Default Network Route
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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This tweak controls the default behaviour of Windows to add a network route to on multi-homed machines (e.g. proxy or firewall).
Open your registry.
Create a new DWORD value named 'DontAddDefaultRoute' in the key below.
Set the value to '1' to enable the restriction.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\**NIC Name**\Parameters]
Value Name: DontAddDefaultRoute
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)

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