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    Wi-fi turn-off
    I'm a PC laptop user who's considering a MBP. On my machine, there's a button you press to turn wi-fi off. It's very convenient. In my research, I can see no such button on the Macbook. How does one turn wi-fi off (and on) on a MBP?

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    In the menu bar at the top, you will see a WiFi logo. Simply click this and select "Turn Airport Off" from the menu:
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    Nov 15, 2009
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    2.8 GHz 2008 MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 8+, 2015 iMac 16 GB 10.13 beta
    I don't think the icon that Van pointed out is visible by default. That option is easy to turn on by going to the network System Preferences, selecting the Airport connection, and choosing to show its status in the menu bar. You only have to do that once though. From then on Van's procedure works flawlessly.

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    Nov 24, 2009
    Thanks, guys. That seems easy enough.

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