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Windows 7: How can I toggle my internet connection?

26 Dec 2016   #1
zarfs

Windows 7, 64-bit
 
 
How can I toggle my internet connection?

I'm using Windows 7 in my home office. No network. I connect to the internet through a router and ethernet. I want to manually control Windows 7's access to the internet. I want to disconnect the internet when I'm not actually using it. Is there a simple way to toggle my connection on and off?


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26 Dec 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Yep, just disable the NIC.


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27 Dec 2016   #3
zarfs

Windows 7, 64-bit
 
 

Dear AddRAM: Many thanks.
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27 Dec 2016   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

AddRAM, my Windows 7 has Local Area Connection and Wireless Network, would the thread starter have to disable both devices in order to completely disengage from The 'Net?
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27 Dec 2016   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Of course. But he mentions nothing about wireless.
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