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windows 7 Wireless laptop settings - I power up the machine I want wireless OFF and wired ON

What do I need to adjust in order to have my laptop power up with the wireless networking OFF and the wired (i.e. ethernet RJ45) ON?
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What is the make and model of your laptop?
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Network connections, right click, disable the wireless.
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Since you haven't told us what kind of laptop it is, we can only guess.

On Dells you would press Fn+F2 to disable wireless, and use its QuickSet application to tell it to only control the wireless adapter, and to leave the bluetooth and/or 3G card enabled if you want. On most Dells you can also disable the wireless adapter's PCI-e slot in the BIOS, so it's always disabled whenever you boot it up.
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Put your networkcable in the laptop it automaticly switches over, Lan has first priority.

Hp laptops have a lan/wan switch in their BIOS maby it's not enabled ?
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Wow.  I had no idea this was a hardware dependent request.  That's why I didn't even think of mentioning my laptop.

HP G7-1316dx
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