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Enable and disable Internet

Q: Enable and disable Internet

Dear All!
I want to enable and disable internet without using enable or disable network in lan network, I want program on and off? have any program?
thank with best regards

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A: Enable and disable Internet

What? Is disabling the adaptor too hard? I'm sure there's something for this, but uh... really..?

Or do you want to disable Internet access and still have LAN access?
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A:Have to disable and enable network adapter to fix internet

Hi, have you checked your eventvwr to see what errors might be occurring?
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A:Enable/disable USB

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My other suggestion.
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As for the USB.

And another option.
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A:How to Enable Disable USB in Win XP

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A:Disable/Enable TeaTimer

Sure you can put it where ever you want it Just hope People get a use out of it.

I sent Patrick an E-Mail asking i'm still waiting to hear back from him.
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A:Enable and/or Disable AHCI

Hi jharris. Welcome.

First: I wanted to ENABLE AHCI because (supposedly) it improves HDD performance. (It also enables a host of other interesting features.)

For me, the reasons to enable AHCI are Native Command Queuing and Hot Swapping, hot swapping being the most important to me.

As far as switching back and forth, I could imagine issues arising from that (including confusion as to what mode I was running in at a given time...).

But if I needed to do it as a utility to convert drives to vhd's, I would consider a dual boot, with the AHCI disabled boot just a simple OS with whatever utilities I needed to get the job done. Keeping it simple would mean a quick boot to desktop and a small partition.

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Hi and Welcome to the Forum
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A:Enable /disable Lan connection

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We don't assist in bypassing legal restrictions, please read the TSG Rules before any future posts.
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Is this for the Bing Desktop? If so, then you might see if it may be part of the wallpaper toolset.

Bing Desktop Wallpaper Toolset - Turn On or Off in Windows

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A:How to enable execute-disable bit and other hidden...

It's just insane :-). "data execution prevention", "screen scalling" and "skipping memory test" tested and working on N200 769-BNG ( BIOS 3.03, T7250, 1680x1050 LCD,GForceGo7300 ). Thank you for the detailed HowTo, best regards, Jonathan
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Geek49, you have just posted multiple threads within the last hour, it seems your system is in need of some help and we will try to help you. But, we cannot possibly keep track of all your issues unless they are in 1 thread. It makes it so much easier to help you.

Plz follow my instruction on the 5 step thread to removing malware.

This thread will now be closed.
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My opinion:
1 yes.
2-4 no.

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A:Re:Can I disable/enable a single USB port only?

I moved your thread here while the topic is really the same the reasons are different and you will get better response from a new thread rather than dragging back am old one.
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A better description of a non-working desktop shortcut in Win 8.1....
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Be aware: I am NOT talking about just a deletion of pagefile.sys at shutdown but a complete disabling!


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The registry value that controls the pagefile is "ExistingPageFiles" in the key:
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A:how to disable/enable the touchpad/clickpad

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A:HP Notebook -15-ac118ne touchpad disable/enable

Hello @ElieMKhoury, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the TouchPad issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that you are looking for a way to disable the TouchPad. To disable the TouchPad: Click  Start  , enter  mouse in the search field, and then select  Mouse from the search results.On the  Device Settings tab of the  Mouse Properties screen, click the  Disable button to turn off the TouchPad.Figure : Disabling the TouchPadThe TouchPad can be re-enabled when needed.Source:  HP Notebook PCs - Using and Configuring the TouchPad (Windows 7 and Vista) Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!
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Found it thanx'

@echo on
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A:Enable/Disable Devices using Batch files

you could try disabling its specific service from the command line see if that works

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A:Disable/enable Desktop BG from Command Line

Way above my level, but perhaps something for you here:

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A:How can I make shortcut for enable/disable touchpad?

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