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How to prevent Network Setup Wizard from creating a bridge connection?

    Preventing Network Setup Wizard from creating a bridge connection.

    When executing Network Setup Wizard in the environment where multiple network adaptors exist, the wizard will automatically build a bridge connection.
    To prevent the building of the bridge connection, please follow the steps below.

    1. When Network Setup Wizard starts, follow the instructions displayed in the wizard.
    2. When the message Your computer has multiple connections appears, select the Let me choose the connections to my network option and click Next.
    3. When the message Select the connections to bridge appears, clear all the network devices check boxes on the list, except for the one that is to be configured. Click Next.
    4. Follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the setup.

    For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
    Article ID: Q283429
    Last Reviewed: August 28, 2001
    Title: How to: Prevent the Network Setup Wizard from Creating a Bridge