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Windows 7: Internet connection priority keeps switching back to "automatic".

08 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7
Internet connection priority keeps switching back to "automatic".


I have two internet connections:

[1] cable
[2] 3G modem

I would like [1] to be the default one, and [2] to be used only when [1] is down.

I changed the metrics value in the connection preferences (under Advanced TCP/IP Settings): "1" for [1] and "9999" for [2].

Unfortunately, the value of [1] is not saved. When I reconnect, the metrics value switches back to "automatic".

Now [2] is used as a default internet connection, and [1] as a backup. I want it to be the other way round.

Why the metrics value keeps switching back to "automatic"? How to save the priority as I wish?

Your kind assistance would be very much appreciated

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 Internet connection priority keeps switching back to "automatic".

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