PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Disable Network Adapter

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Disable Network Adapter

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to disable a network adapter.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to disable a network adapter on my Windows 8.1 laptop named Wireless?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Disable-NetAdapter cmdlet and provide the name of Wireless to the command:

Disable-NetAdapter –name wireless

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  • Nice !!!

  • Will a user be able to re-enable the adaptor? If yes, can that right be disabled using PowerShell?