Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to quickly disable all network adapters on a laptop.
How can I easily disable all network adapters on my Windows 8 laptop with Windows PowerShell 3.0?
Use the Get-NetAdapter cmdlet to retrieve all network adapters and pipe the results to the Disable-NetAdapter cmdlet. Make sure you suppress the confirmation prompts, as shown here.
Get-NetAdapter | Disable-NetAdapter -Confirm:$false
Note The above command requires Admin rights.