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

19 Sep 2013   #1

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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

192.168.0.1

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

How can I tell my Windows 7 system NOT to use the WLAN adapter but switch to the LAN adapter?

Even if I disconnect the WLAN and re-type 192.168.0.1 my browser tells me "server not found"
because Windows 7 still searches for a WLAN connection.

I miss a way to (temporarily) switch the main network adapter in Windows 7.

Is there a solution?

Peter

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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.
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