How to disable internal network card?

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How to disable internal network card?

  • I want disable my inspiron's internal 811b card and use upgrade netgear 811g pc card. Can someone supply the 411? Thanks in advance.
    Ed 
  • [Windows XP]

    Start|Network Connections

    Right click on the connection. In the pop up menu, select Disable.
  • You should also be able to disable the card in BIOS. Do that and Windows won't even see it.
     
    -phil
  • Hi,

    The internal wireless card call be disabled in
    1)Bios
    2)Network Connections
    3)Device manager.

    I suggest u disable it in the network connections ,so that u can revert it back with less effort if u need to.

    -john