Using the Windows registry editor, do this:
Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Gwx
Create a new REG_DWORD registry value called: DisableGwx
Give it a value of: 1
Visit http://www.dnsdynamic.org/ Sign Up for an Acount and Save on Static IP Costs!
http://www.dnsdynamic.org/DNSdynamic.php - Use this link to have a network PC keep your DNSDynamic address updated.
Download the client and run/install it. Then download the example.ini file and place it in the same instal folder.
Edit the INI to update the User Name, Password and Domains you set up when you started the DNSDynamic account!
Level Windows 7 Home Premium edition. gpedit.msc and secpol.msc only exist on Windows versions that support connection to a domain (i.e., Ultimate, Professional, Business, etc). This policy editor does not exist on Home Premium. However, since you mentioned that it's probably using NTLMv2, I searched this forum on NTLMv2 and Windows 7 and turned up this article. Basically, rtoledo2002 says that to accomplish this in Windows 7 Home Premium you do the following:
"1. Run the registry editor and open this key:
1. If it doesn't already exist, create a DWORD value named
3. Set the value to 1
Fping is a free console program, much like the ping program that comes with windows.
Why use fping instead of the standard windows ping? Fping has the same options as the regular ping as well as several unique options.
Resetting the winsock and tcpip
Open the network and Sharing Center.
Select "Set up a new connection or Network"
Select "Manually connect to a wireless network"
Enter Network name- this is case sensitive.