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Windows 7: How to change default Microsoft Virtual WiFi miniport adapter?

20 Dec 2011   #1
codekiddy

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1 Version 6.1 Build 7601
 
 
How to change default Microsoft Virtual WiFi miniport adapter?

Hi
I've enabled Wireless hosted network and ICS using netsh on my Toshiba laptop, so other devices are able now to connect to my Virtual AP and all that works just fine but:

according to the following site
It says:
"There is at most one wireless Hosted Network enabled at any time on the local computer and only one wireless adapter will be used by the wireless Hosted Network. If there is more than one Hosted Network capable wireless adapter, Windows will choose one adapter for use with the wireless Hosted Network"

Well I'm currently having two wirelless adapters on my comp so I have no idea what adaper has windows choose for creating hosted network

I would like to change that and make shure it chooses an adapter which I want and stop windows in doing things on it's own on my comp.

Thanks alot fo any help!
codekiddy.


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21 Dec 2011   #2
codekiddy

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1 Version 6.1 Build 7601
 
 
Some solution

Ok, I found a way to change which virtual adapter will be used to host a network:

1. disable all adapters in network and sharing center
2. now first enable adapter for which you want the virtual wifi to be enabled
3. enable rest of the adapters

while this work just fine I'm having anoher question:
does it make some network performance difference using one or another virtual adapter?

thanks.
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