How do I disable IP Routing Mode on Windows 2008 ?

In order to disable IP Routing Mode on Windows 2008 locate the following registry key (see below) and change IPEnableRouter from 1 to 0.


To confirm that IP Routing is disabled run the following command :

C:\Documents and Settings\admin>ipconfig /all | findstr "Routing"
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

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