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Windows 7: Win 7 64 bit : Windows keeps prioritizing wireless over wired connecti

17 Jul 2013   #11

win 7 64 bit

Broadcom netlink gigabit ethernet. Not sure what speed its capable of handling, but this isnt a particularly fast connection anyway, tops out at 10 mbps down usually.

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17 Jul 2013   #12
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Question2 View Post
Greg, i'm connected to the router via a ethernet cable. Why would i get a faster speed via wireless compared to ethernet?
My point isn't to debate with you which should be faster, only how the connection manager assigns each connection priority.

If you want a certain connection to take first priority then follow the steps provided to assign it a lower metric value in the Connection Properties.
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