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I have a laptop with built in wireless capability. If I connect a USB wireless adapter to the laptop, whihc network device will it use? The built in wireless one or the USB wireless adapter?

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Metric
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When more than one network connection is available, Windows uses the
one with the lowest metric value. By default, it automatically
assigns a metric value based on the network connection's rated speed:

An explanation of the Automatic Metric feature for Internet Protocol routes. http://support.micro....com/?id=299540

To force Windows to use a specific network connection, assign a metric
value to each one, giving the lowest value to the desired connection:

1. Open the Network Connections folder.
2. Right click the desired connection.
3. Click Properties > Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
4. Click Properties > Advanced.
5. Un-check "Automatic metric".
6. Enter a number between 1 and 9999 for the "Interface metric".
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Best Wishes,
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
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