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Windows 7: How to switch from WLAN to LAN adapter? (if both exist)

19 Sep 2013   #1

win7pro 64bit
How to switch from WLAN to LAN adapter? (if both exist)

Asume I run a notebook which is currently successfully connected to a WLAN. Fine.

Now I plugin a cable to another (!) physical Router into the LAN slot of the notebook.
In order to configure this (second) router I have to type into the browser the localhost addres

But this way I always access the WLAN Router and NOT to the LAN router.

How can I tell my Win7 system NOT to use the WLAN adapter but switch to the LAN adapter?

Even if I disconnect the WLAN and re-type my browser tells me "server not found"
because Win7 still searches for a WLAN connection.

I miss a way to (temporarily) switch the main network adapter in Win7.

Is there a solution?


My System SpecsSystem Spec

19 Sep 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Assign a static IP address to the LAN network adapter.
Disable the wireless network adapter...
...or disconnect from the wireless access point.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 How to switch from WLAN to LAN adapter? (if both exist)

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