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disable wifi using group policy

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hi all,

any idea if it is possible to disable the wifi for any computer joined to domain using group policy ?

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Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.
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if the WIFI network is not a part of your domain so create a GPO on Computer's OU with,
Computer Configuration=> Policies=> Administrative Templates=> Network=> Windows Connection Manager=> Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated network
This has the desired effect of disabling wifi connections (obviously at software level) when the machine detects it has a LAN connection and can see the domain the computer is a member of.

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@Muhammad Burhan

thanks for your reply . actually it is part of the domain network  . what i think if it is not possible to do it using gpo  is it possible to disable the network adapter ( wireless ) using GPO ?

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Is your goal to simply disable the wireless adapters while the users are in the office, but be able to use them when out of the office? I'd actually recommend against doing that because you'd need a mechanism for reenabling the wireless card when they leave the office. If that doesn't work correctly OR the user doesn't go through the process necessary to reenable, then they cannot connect to wireless networks. And that will lead to a lot of support calls.
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