Do you mean that a client computer shows an Internet connection
labeled as an "Internet Gateway"? If so, that connection represents
the host's Internet connection, and it lets the client computer
monitor and control the host's Internet connection. With a dial-up
Internet connection, the client can make the host dial or hang up the
phone, which is a great convenience when the host and client are in
different physical locations.
To remove that connection from the client, do this on the host
1. Right-click the shared Internet connection.
2. Click Advanced.
3. Un-check "Allow other network users to control or disable the
shared Internet connection".
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking)
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