Enable or Disable Network Connections in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Anonymous, Eng

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Steps

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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".
    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.
    In this case, it's gray instead of blue. This means that this is now disabled. Let's enable it.
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  6. 6
    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.
    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.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Recent edits by: Anonymous, Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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