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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing Local Area Connections

Local area connections make it possible for computers to access resources on the network and the Internet. One local area connection is created automatically for each network adapter installed on a computer. This section examines techniques you can use to manage these connections.

Enabling and Disabling Local Area Connections

Local area connections are created and connected automatically. If you want to disable a connection so that it cannot be used, complete the following steps:

  1. Click Start and then click Network. In Network Explorer, click Network And Sharing Center on the toolbar.

  2. In Network And Sharing Center, click Manage Network Connections.

  3. In Network Connections, right-click the connection and select Disable ...

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