How to Enable or Disable a Network Adapter?

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Network adapters can normally be enable or disabled through their software.  When a network connection suddenly stops functioning, disabling and re-enabling it can repair the problem.  Disabling an adapter provides a convenient alternative to installing and uninstalling it.

  1. Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button >Control Panel Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage network connections.
  2. Right-click the network adapter, and then do one of the following:
  • To disable the network adapter, select Disable.
  • To enable the network adapter, select Enable.

If you disable the adapter, you have to enable it again to connect to a network....

How to connect to a wireless network in Windows?

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Before connecting your computer to a wireless network take note of your router’s wireless settings:

  • Wireless network name
  • Wireless security key or password

Once you know the wireless network name and its password follow the below steps:...

How many types of Network Adapters there are?

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A network adapter interfaces a computer to a network. It is typically a small unit of hardware and can be found in different forms as:...