Can PeerNet of DW WLAN be disabled?

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Can PeerNet of DW WLAN be disabled?

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I am setting up a new Inspiron 15R for a novice user.  There is an PeerNet icon which I learned is a method to connect to another computer (perr-to-peer).  As this is a potentially dangerous utility, I want to either get rid of the icon or uninstall it.

It appears to be part of Dell's DW WLAN Card Utility (whose tray icon can be disabled).

I don't want the user to have the ability to access PeerNet.  Is there a way to disable the icon?

 

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  • Worked perfectly. Have been looking for an answer to this since re-install of Windows 7 three days ago.
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