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PreventAutoConnect specifies whether to prevent autodialing to partner Internet service providers (ISPs). If a partner ISP does not fully implement Microsoft Windows Remote Access Service (RAS) application programming interfaces (APIs) for connecting to the Internet, users can experience problems if they are connected automatically.




Prevents automatic connection to partner Internet service providers (ISPs).


Enables automatic connection. This is the default value.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-ehome-reg-inf | PreventAutoConnect

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-ehome-reg-inf.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure Windows Media Center settings in the oobeSystem configuration pass.


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