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disconecting win 7 fron internet connection


jon2
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I am new to win 7, is there a way that I can switch off my internet connection from the desktop

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john bunyan

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If connected by ethernet cable to a modem / router, just take out the cable plug.That way no settings are disturbed.

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john bunyan

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buteman

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File.Work Offline.

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rdave13

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Click the internet connection in the notification area and select open network and sharing center, select change adapter setting on the left and right click Local Area Connection. Select Create a Shortcut, then you will get a bewildering notification from Windows saying it can't create a short cut here but would you like it on your desktop? Select yes. Now you have the LAN icon on the desktop just right-click it and select disable. To enable again then right-click and select enable.

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jon2

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Many thanks for all your tips, I shall be giving them a try shortly.

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gengiscant

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john bunyan's first answer has got to be the simplest if you must do it.

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