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Check for Bridge Network Connection: For Laptops Only

In order to determine if your system is running a network bridge or internet connection sharing, please open the control panel. If you have a standard laptop, click Start - Settings - Control Panel. Non-standard laptops may have the Control Panel icon in the Start Menu.

Once in the Control Panel, double-click on Network Connections (standard) or choose Network and Internet Connections and then click on Network Connections (non-standard).

Examine your network connections. If any of them show a network bridge (network bridge icon):

Or if they show sharing enabled (small open hand under the connection):

Please bring your laptop to the Helpdesk (CG0013) immediately if either of these settings is enabled on your system so we can remove them. Thank you.