How to enable or disable Wi-Fi and Ethernet network adapters on Windows 10

If you have to disable a network adapter you don’t use, or one that doesn’t work, in this guide, we’ll show you the steps on how to do this on Windows 10. Although a network adapter is an important part of your computer — it connects your PC to your local network, and thus the internet — sometimes you may need to disable it. Regardless of if you need to turn it off to just shut down things you’re not using, or to save battery life, or to keep your computer off a network, you have your reasons. The only problem is that while you can use the Settings app on Windows 10 to manage network settings, Settings doesn’t include an option to enable or disable network adapters. Here’s how to do it. In this Windows 10 guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to disable and enable a network adapter using GUI and command line tools. How to enable or disable Wi-Fi and Ethernet network adapters on Windows 10

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