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Internet Connection Sharing Gone?

Hello all, yesterday I had accidentally created a LAN connection, disabled, removed it, and had discovered the Internet Connection Sharing had disappeared, under the advanced tab of "Wireless Internet Connection". I have looked, and looked for a solution to this problem but can not find one. I had found a workaround, tried it, but it just caused my computer to freeze up. Any solution would be helpful, thanks.

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It's not native, that is you must install it.

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Eh.

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It was on there before, and when I had created a LAN connection, it disappeared. I looked around on the link, still couldnt find anything on it, except on how to enable it. Which I cannot.

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So why not...

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Uninstall then reinstall it?

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How...

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How would I go about doing that? I looked on what you suggested, and couldnt find it.

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Click Start/control panel/add or remove programs

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On the left side are three big icons, the 3rd being "Add/Remove Windows Components".. click on that..a windows components wizard starts up, and lets you change what is installed.

ICS is part of "Network Services".
Bob

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Actually

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I had tried that recently, and I did not have a "Network Services" selection.

But, yesterday I had done a system restore to a date prior to everything happening, and I have ICS back, and working fine now.

Thanks for the help.

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It's a common item.

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I may get the section wrong since OEMs can move this item about.

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