Keeping Gateway blank in Network settings to prevent internet access

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by windows.seven, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. windows.seven

    windows.seven MDL Junior Member

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    I am setting up a new PC for my small office network. Other machines on the LAN are XP/Win7. I keep the gateway settings blank on these PC's to prevent it from accessing the net, while the machine is still available on the LAN. Is this a good way of preventing net access. The users are standard users so they cannot change settings, only I can by going into admin account.

    Can I do the same thing on Win10Pro PC or will it create problems? Does Win10 need internet access to function?
     
  2. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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  3. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    You could do the same but remember windows 10 is never ready without updates ;)
     
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