To remove a network component

1.

Open Network Connections

2.

Click the connection on which you want to remove a network component, and then, under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this connection.

3.

Do one of the following:

If this is a local area connection, on the General tab, in This connection uses the following items, click the client, service, or protocol you want to remove, and then click Uninstall.

If this is a dial-up, VPN, or incoming connection, on the Networking tab, in This connection uses the following items, click the client, service, or protocol you want to remove, and then click Uninstall.

4.

In the Uninstall component name dialog box, click Yes.

Note

To open Network Connections, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections

Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is installed by default and cannot be uninstalled.

Related Topics

Disable a network component

Enable a network component

Add a network component

Renaming and creating network connections



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