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Definition: Win Add protocol

To add a network protocol to the computer, do the following to retrieve a list of available protocols.

Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
1. Start menu/Control Panel/Network & Sharing Center.
2. Click Change Adapter Settings.
3. Right click Local Area Connection.
4. Select Properties.
5. Click Install/Protocol/Add.

Windows XP
(Control panel must be in Classic View)
1. Start menu/Control Panel/Network Connections.
2. Right click Local Area Connection.
3. Select Properties.
4. Click Install/Protocol/Add.