Desactivate the WIFI network on Viasat WIFI Modem

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Hello,
For some reasons, I want to desactivate the WIFI network on my Viasat WIFI Modem ( https://www.exede.com/wifi-modem/ ). I am only using the Ethernet wired connexions.
I did't saw any simple function WIFI ON / WIFI OFF to do it.
Is this possible ? Can we have the choice to activate or not the WIFI ?
Thank you very much for your help.
Antoine


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From an older conversation, if it helps...

To disable wireless,  I went to the "Wireless" section and made sure the "Configuration View" is set to manual. Then set the network mode to "Disabled".

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Hello Old Labs,

I made some search before to post my question, and I didn't find anything (the search terms were those on the subject of this post, I should use the term disable instead of deactivate! ;) )).

Anyway, thank you very much for your answer.

If for me the way was WiFi Settings - Advanced Setings - Network Mode, it seems that the solution is good, as I do not see anymore the modem network on my WIFI network. I saw this menu but I didn't realize that it was that I was looking for! ^_^

The change has to be made for the two bands, 2.4GHz and 5GHz.



I hope this shutoff physically the WIFI chip and not only the WIFI network service. I do not need any useless energy consumption and wireless electromagnetic field.

Does anybody knows that last point ?

And thank you again! :)

Antoine

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Sounds like you eliminated "useless energy consumption and wireless electromagnetic fields".

Live long and prosper!
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:)
Yes ? How can be sure that this is not only the wifi service which has been disabled but the physical chipset who send the network signal (even if there is not any valid network existing on it) ?
Have you read this anywhere ? I do not see anything on this on internet...
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Not sure. Might still be drawing unneeded energy.

Now if you had the original Exede modem, you could be sure.

So do you turn your modem off when not using the internet? That will save power too. As will unplugging TV's, DVR's, etc.
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Now if you had the original Exede modem, you could be sure.
You mean the old one ithout the WIFI ? Yes I have always it, but it is limited to 22Mb/s and I can access to 50Mb/s with the Viasat WIFI Modem and my internet provider (Europasat).

It is true that I am hesitating to return to the 22Mb/s just to be sure the WIFI chipset is unactivated (as it is not existing). But, if I can use the 50Mb/s network, and be sure there is no WIFI network chipset activated, I would find this better. :)

The economy of power is not the only reason to not activate the wifi chipset. I am living in a place where there is no personal wifi network (I am alone in my green country), and I don't want to be the first one to activate one, for our global health to all of us. :)
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Okay then.

Has Stephen Rice visited your country? I know he has traveled across the globe.