Solved

Laptop with two network connections, wired and wireless

Posted on 2007-11-24
1
605 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
When I laptop (OS=Vista) is in my home network it is connected through a wired builtin network card, but it also is automatically connected to my wireless accesspoint. Both connections are given an IP address.
I am wondering with connection is actually used, the wired (fastest) or the wireless, or both...
0
Comment
Question by:jvv
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
dlan75 earned 100 total points
ID: 20344000
Hi,
Windows will not be able to choose between a connection and will pass everything trhough one only. Maybe swaping at some time as it probably doesn't held this properly.
If you use wired connectoin, then just use thebutton on your laptop to disable wifi as you wont need it.
0

Featured Post

Simple, centralized multimedia control

Watch and learn to see how ATEN provided an easy and effective way for three jointly-owned pubs to control the 60 televisions located across their three venues utilizing the ATEN Control System, Modular Matrix Switch and HDBaseT extenders.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI 11 186
internet passcode 14 91
Ubiquiti Unifi AP-AC - does this support 2 networks like 192.0.0.x and 10.0.0.x? 3 107
Smart TV Keyboard 3 39
The Service applet starts in Extended Mode by Default, with a taskpad on the left of the services pane. This view mode was introduced in XP. As I find it not very usefull, I like to use the Standard view as default, and without the Console tree. …
This article is a step by step guide on how to create a basic PTP link using Ubiquiti airOS devices. This guide can be used on the following Ubiquiti AirMAX devices. Nanostation, Bullets, AirBridge, Nanobeam, NanoBridge to name a few. Please review …
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question