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Windows 7: 2 Network cards


03 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
2 Network cards

Hey guys,

I got a tower and its running 7ultamat 32bit, and I have a wireless and wired network card, they are useing the same network G and 100mb/lan

I have some file servers on the lan part that are on the same hub, Is there a way I could bridge both connections so when I upload data it goes in both network cards and to the destination?


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03 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

I'm not sure if this would allow simultaneous transfers but it would definitely allow access to the desired locations.

Take a look at Network Bridge - Create or Delete .

If I've missed something feel free to point it out to me.

Oli

PS I see you are a Mac user. If you are still running 10.6.2 for any reason including Steam graphics driver issues, these issues have been sorted out and it is safe to update to 10.6.4. This also patches several security holes which makes it even more crucial you update now. If you are running 10.6.4 just carry on.
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03 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I never changed that as of yet my mac died, I'm on a real pc,

but the other part of my network is hooked in to the router as well so its like this
My main computer I use is near a 5 port hub that is hooked in to the router wireless, and the computer is hooked to the router via wireless,

Know I have computer systems on the hub that host files on my main computer (documents .ect) I rahter the other computers grab the data via the network cord then the wireless part
Also what is steam?
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04 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

BUMP!!!
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04 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

I think by default if possible, Windows takes the most direct (not necessarily quickest) way to a network location, I don't know how to change that.

Steam is an Application that manages games on Mac and PC but strongly advised Mac users not to upgrade to 10.6.3 due to driver issues.

A solution that just sprang to mind is to turn the wireless cards off all together if they are just adding unneeded redundancy to your system.

Oli
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05 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

well the wireless is faster then the lan card as the wireless airport card box thing brings the wireless for the basement lan, I'll just leave it how it is
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