StarID: Turn off Wireless Settings for Mac and PC

Overview

This document outlines steps to Turn off Wireless Settings for Mac and Windows. For more information, see our website at http://www.mnsu.edu/starid or contact the MSU Service Desk, servicedesk@mnsu.edu, 507-389-6654.

Instructions to Turn off Wireless Settings on Windows 7

1. In the bottom right hand corner of your screen, select the wireless option

2. Click Open Network and Sharing Center

3. Click Change Adaptor Settings

4. When you are connected to an Ethernet cord, an option for a wired connection will show. Right-click on this option and click Connect

Instructions to Turn off Wireless Settings on Windows 8

1. Swipe the side of your screen to get the side menu to appear. Click the Search option  

2. Type in and select Control Panel

3. Select Network and Internet

4. Click Change Adaptor Settings

4. When you are connected to an Ethernet cord, an option for a wired connection will show. Right-click on this option and click Connect

Instructions to Turn off Wireless Settings on Mac OSX 10

1. From the upper right hand corner, click on the wireless icon, as displayed in the screenshot

2. Select the option to Turn Wi-Fi Off

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