How To Disable WIFI Network Adapter in Windows 11

How To Disable WIFI Network Adapter in Windows 11

 

 

 

How to Enable or Disable Network Adapters via Control Panel

How to Disable Network Adapter

  1. Press the Windows
  2. Go to Settings > Network & Security > Status.
  3. Select Change adapter options.
  4. Right-click on the network adapter, and select Disable.

How to Enable Network Adapter

  1. Press the Windows
  2. Go to Settings > Network & Security > Status.
  3. Select Change adapter options.
  4. Right-click on the network adapter, and select Enable.

How to Enable or Disable Network Adapters via Device Manager

How to Disable Network Adapter

  1. Right-click Start and choose Device Manager from the pop-out menu.
  2. Unfold the Network adapters.
  3. Right-click the adapter you want and choose Disable device from the popup menu.

How to Enable Network Adapter

  1. Use the same way mentioned above to enter Device Manager.
  2. Right-click the needed adapter and select Enable device.

How to Enable or Disable Network Adapters via Command Prompt

How to Disable Network Adapter

1. Press Cortana and search for Command Prompt.

2. Right-click the top result and choose Run as administrator.

3. Type the following command and press Enter to show the name(s) of the network adapter(s) on your computer:

netsh interface show interface

4. Type the following command to disable the Wi-Fi or Ethernet adapter and press Enter:

netsh interface set interface “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” disable

Do remember to replace “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” with the name of the network adapter you want to disable. Unless there are spaces in the adapter’s name, there is no need to reserve the quotation marks.

How to Enable Network Adapter

1. Use the same way mentioned above to run Command Prompt as an administrstor.

2. Type the following command and press Enter:

netsh interface show interface

3. Type the following command to disable the Wi-Fi or Ethernet adapter and press Enter:

netsh interface set interface “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” enable

Do remember to replace “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” with the name of the network adapter you want to disable. Unless there are spaces in the adapter’s name, there is no need to reserve the quotation marks.

How to Enable or Disable Network Adapters via PowerShell

How to Disable Network Adapter

1. Right-click on Start and choose Windows PowerShell (Admin).

2. Type the following command and press Enter to identify the adapter’s name you want to disable:

Get-NetAdapter | format-table

3. Type the following command to disable the Wi-Fi or Ethernet adapter and press Enter:

Disable-NetAdapter -Name “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” -Confirm:$false

Do remember to replace “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” with the name of the network adapter you want to disable. Unless there are spaces in the adapter’s name, there is no need to reserve the quotation marks.

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How to Enable Network Adapter

1. Use the same way to run Windows PowerShell as an Administrator.

2. Type the following command and press Enter:

Get-NetAdapter | format-table

3. Type the following command to disable the Wi-Fi or Ethernet adapter and press Enter:

Enable-NetAdapter -Name “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” -Confirm:$false

Do remember to replace “YOUR-ADAPTER-NAME” with the name of the network adapter you want to disable. Unless there are spaces in the adapter’s name, there is no need to reserve the quotation marks.

 

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