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Windows 7: question about handling 2 internet connections

17 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
question about handling 2 internet connections

hi all

i recently ran into a problem while playing DCUniverse online, basically my ISP router sucks

i have a cable connection from time warner

i also have sprint unlimited, so i can tether my phone to my pc and use that internet connection

as i type this, i have both connections running, but windows 7 is using the cable connection first

what i would like to know is, is there any way i can keep my cable connection AND sprint connections enabled simultaneously, but run only dcuniverse through the sprint connection

thanks, any help is appreciated

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17 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Per computer can only handle one internet connection at a time unless you go all out and get a Duel Internet Connection Router or by someway make Windows 2008 Server work like that especially when that is what that OS does best but I haven't messed around with that OS to even know if it can do that.

I know that OS can bridge networks but when it comes to duel internet connections. You may run into a big problem without the Duel Wan Router.
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17 Jan 2011   #3


Try this and see if any change.... go into the Properties of each connection (right click on it) > select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > click Properties -> click Advanced > uncheck Automatic metric in the bottom and set a number between 1 and 9999 where the smaller the number the higher the connection priority.
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