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Windows 7: Using 2 different internet connections at the same time

05 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7
Using 2 different internet connections at the same time

I have 2 internet connections.
One is through DSL Cable, which connects to the ethernet port.
Second is a wireless wimax, which connects through usb.

What I want is to use one connection for browsing internet and second for downloading. Is it possible, if yes, how?

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05 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

This is a good question.

Windows 7 has a virtual wifi miniport adapter built in now. I wonder if you could do this if you have two internet connections. I think you can split it is reasonable you could use two. It may get complicated to use them like you are suggesting.

I THINK what you are suggesting is impossible. You would have to use one connection on one machine and one on another.

Although I must admit...I don't know the answer for sure, but would like to know.
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08 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Just registered to post a reply to this as I have been looking for an answer for some time now.

Network Load Balancing (NLB) is integrated into Windows 7. Just make sure your gateways use different IPs.

router #1:
router #2:
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