How to Disconnect From a Network

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If you are connected to a network, you may encounter times when you need to temporarily disconnect. For example, perhaps your network has a limit to the number of users who can be connected at one time. You can disconnect from a network without permanently disconnecting your network settings.

1

Click "Start" and then click "Control Panel."

2

Type "adapter" into the search box.

3

Click the "View network connections" link under Network and Sharing Center.

4

Right-click the name of the network from which you want to disconnect.

5

Click "Disconnect" if your network connections is dial-up, VPN or incoming. Click "Disable" if your network is a local area network (LAN) connection.

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