Choosing between wired and wireless connection?

  JohnDC 19:31 30 Sep 2005
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I have just bought a laptop that includes WiFi. I have a wireless router that also allows me to connect via wire. How can I choose which way to go? If I am connected via wire, and the wireless part of the router is switched on, the wire connection is dropped. I want to be able to decide how to connect, regardless of whether the wireless function is switched on.

  woodchip 19:37 30 Sep 2005

If you only have one computer the Laptop. You need to setup with a wired connection, then you should be able to remove the wire if you got all the settings right. I have two Desktops connected by Ethernet Wire and Laptop with 11g card in it Wireless

  T0SH 19:44 30 Sep 2005

On most wireless enabled laptops there is a switch to turn the wireless on /off, if yours does not have this feature then disable the wireless card by right click on it`s icon and select "Disable" , or you can do it from device manager in the Wireless NIC properties

The choice is yours

Cheers HC

  JohnDC 20:10 30 Sep 2005

Thanks guys.

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