How can I ask 2 different applications to use 2 unique network connections on my Windows XP machine?

Posted on 2009-04-14
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am using a machine with a wireless connection and an GPRS dial-up connection. The wireless network is my primary source of internet access. The GPRS dial-up is to access test a a prototype that I am developing.

I would like to use Google Chrome for regular browsing and Mozilla Firefox for testing the prototype. Is there a way that this can be made possible?
Question by:futurefrontiers
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hau_it earned 2000 total points
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If your primary connection is the Wireless then your default gateway must point to the Wireless.
In order to use the GPRS for the prototype testing, use a static route on the pc to point to the gps.
Lets say the prototype IP is the and that your ip settings in GPRS is with DG:

Open a cmd and type route add mask

Hope it helps


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