Vista: Network Connection Properties

How to quickly access Network Connection properties

When you’re looking for the Network Connection Properties and you get the Network and Sharing Center, don’t throw your computer on the floor and stomp on it. There’s is an easy way to find it and make a shortcut to it!

1. Click the Start button and in the Search box, type ncpa.cpl (This opens the Network Connections window where you can manage your connections.)
2. To create a shortcut on the desktop: Right-click on the desktop and click New > Shortcut.
3. In the Create Shortcut dialog box, type C:WindowsSystem32ncpa.cpl (substituting the drive letter if not C:).
4. Click Next.
5. Type a name for the shortcut (such as Network Connections).
6. Click Finish.


One Response to “Vista: Network Connection Properties”

  1. Brian March 22, 2008 at 7:48 pm #

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I’m afraid to tell you how many clicks it took me to get there before I read this. What happened to clicking and right clicking the icon in the system tray????? These were features that no one wanted?

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