Can ActiveSync Automatically Connect to my Desktop Using Guest?

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Question

Can ActiveSync Automatically Connect to my Desktop Using Guest?

Facts

When a mobile device is connected to the PC, it automatically prompts for a partnership. The user does not want this prompt. By default ActiveSync asks for either a guest connection or a partnership. ActiveSync, Windows xp, windows 2000

Answer

Put a registry file on the PC that is running ActiveSync to default the connection to Guest.
  1.      Open Notepad and paste the following text: 
    •  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows CE Services]
    • "GuestOnly"=dword:00000001
  2.     Use 0 for partnership and 1 for guest only.
  3.     Save the file as activesyncguest.reg
  4.     Double click the file and say Yes at the prompt.