What is ncsi.txt?

I have a brand new windows phone. It's great but I on my laptop that is connected to the internet but my phone on wifi connects to the AP but it displays this message:

 

64.4.18.90/ncsi.txt  -> What is this?

 

Also, how do I take screen shots on my phone? :-)

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ncsi.txt is a document on the internet host by Microsoft. It is used in windows so if you connect to a public AP that requires additional log in information, your computer attempts to load ncsi.txt to trigger the additional log in. I assume windows phone operates on a similar principal.

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