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Laptop using both wireless and wired network connection

Hi.  We do have about 10 laptops in our network, and roughly 20 stations.  In our Domain Controler (Win2k3 with all Microsoft critical updates). DHCP is showing laptop with 2 different IP address since those laptop users connected their laptop on wired network while not disabling wireless adaptor.  My question:
- is there a problem having laptop simultaneously connected with wireless and wire ??  Does this can generate network looping, network performance issues, and so on.  (mainly since there is about 10 laptops connected this way...)
Thanks.
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ccomleyCommented:
No problem at all being connected via two NICs BUT note that the system will default to using the one that Most Recently Appeared. Which will normally be the Wireless connection. Which isn't the fastest. And will get slower ans slower as more and more people use it. So best to encourage the users to flip their Wireless switch off when they're in the office, UNLESS they actually need it.



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meep_meepAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot, ccomley.  Your answer makes a lot of sense.
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