How to Disable Internet Connection Sharing

In this video, we will show you on how to disable internet connection sharing in windows 8. Internet connection sharing has become very common around the globe but if you want to remove the connection, follow the steps given below.


Step 1 – Go to the Network and Sharing Center window

First of all, let’s open up the control panel and click on the Network and Sharing Center option over here.
With that done, you can click on the “Change Adapter Settings” option located towards the top left side of the window.

Move to the Network and Sharing window

Step 2 – Open network connection properties

Over here, simply right click on your active network connection and open up the Properties.

Select the network connection properties

Step 3 – Move to the Sharing tab

Next, move up to the sharing tab and uncheck the “Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection” option.
And that’s it. Your internet connection won’t be shared with the rest of the computers on the network.

Go to the Sharing tab

Step 4 – Go to the system services window

An alternate way of disabling internet connection sharing is by opening up the system services window.
Over here, locate the Internet connection sharing service and open up the properties.

Move to the system services window

Step 5 – Choose Disabled

Over here, choose Disabled from the drop down menu for the startup type and apply the changes made.
With that done, you would have successfully disabled internet connection sharing in windows.
These above steps have explained how to disable internet connection sharing is simple and an easy process to carry out.

Select the Disabled option