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Old 02-06-2012, 12:50 PM   #1
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I have connected my laptop to two networks. One is wireless which has an internet connection and the other is wired which doesn't have an internet connection. When i connect to both i lose connection to the internet. Is there a way to fix this?
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I'm only about 60-70% sure on this but....
You can only connect to one network at a time. I believe the wired will always override the wireless.
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Old 02-06-2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. Is there a way to change that?
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Again only 60-70% but no i don't think so. It's just the way Windows works...to the best of my knowledge.
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Old 02-06-2012, 02:52 PM   #5
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I found a solution. How to Change the Priority of Wired/Wireless Network Cards in Windows - How-To Geek
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you need to do whats called a mac bridge. using the two connections select both and right click then select mac bridge.
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Does it work as you want? Are you still connected to both networks. The way I read that article is that you are simply telling Windows to use the wireless network instead of the wired network - not that you are now using both.
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Yes that worked. Windows uses the wireless network for internet but i can still connect to my other PC using 192.168.2.x
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Cheers then on finding a working solution. Good for you (and I learned something new today )
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