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When I Plug An Ethernet Cable Into My Laptop, the Wireless Stops Worki


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Robbie Johnston

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I'm trying to share my wireless connection with an ethernet cable connecting to my Xbox, but when I connect the ethernet cable to the laptop, the wireless stops responding. When I disconnect the cable, wireless starts functioning again. Sometimes it works for about 30 minutes, but then the wireless stops working, then I disconnect the ethernet cable, and it works again. How can I make it to where I can share the my wireless connection through an ethernet cable without having it to disconnect all the time?
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You can only use wireless on it's own or ethernet on it's own on your laptop, not both together.
Trying to use both at same time just confuses the system, so one is disabled to avoid a resource conflict.

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 07 December 2011 - 06:35 AM.

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