Enable or Disable Network Connections in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng

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    Move the mouse cursor to the lower-left corner of the screen and right-click the thumbnail that appears
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    Click "Network Connections"
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    When the window opens, we can change the settings here. In this example, we have four connections. We have "Bluetooth", "Ethernet", "Tunngle" and "WiFi". Let's disable the Ethernet connection.
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    Right-click "Ethernet"
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    Click "Disable"
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    Notice that the Ethernet connection has changed color
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    In this case, it's gray instead of blue. This means that this is now disabled. Let's enable it.
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    Right-click "Ethernet" again
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    Click "Enable"
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    We can also enable by double-clicking "Ethernet"
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    Wait for it to finish
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    It will be enabled again, and show in blue. We can do this same thing for any other connection type.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to enable or disable network connections on Windows 8 computers
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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