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Windows 7: How to switch between wifi and ethernet

03 Oct 2013   #1
Mingus85

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How to switch between wifi and ethernet

Hi All,

I have a laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad) that is mounted in a docking station. In my house I have wifi, the docking station is connected to the router via hard LAN.

I have prioritized my connections to give preference to LAN over wifi (as I obviously prefer the fastest connection).



The Network sharing center now tells me I am connected to both LAN and Wifi, but the system tray tells me Wifi. How do I know through which I am now connected and how to I prioritize LAN? Please don't tell me to manually enable / disable ;-)



Thanks a lot!

M


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03 Oct 2013   #2
sml156

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601
 
 

Try ipconfig and see what your lan ip is
and then try
pathping 8.8.8.8
and if it goes threw you lan card ip first you will know it's working the way you want
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