How do I change the network connections order on my Windows laptop?

If your computer uses your wireless connection when you want it to use your wired network connection, please follow these instructions.

  1. Locate Control Panel from the Start menu. Open it.
  2. Click on Network and Sharing Center. If you cannot see the option, try switching to "small icons" view as pictured:
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  3. Now, click "Change adapter settings" on the left panel.
  4. Hold the Alt key. You will notice some new menus appear, like File, Edit, View, Tools, etc.
  5. Click on the "Advanced" menu, and then the "Advanced Settings..." option.
  6. As shown in the video above, under the "Adapters and Bindings" tab next to the "Connections" list, click on the arrow keys to change which connection gets prioritized.
  7. Click Ok.

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Article ID: 215
Created
Sun 1/12/20 2:19 PM
Modified
Fri 3/20/20 10:25 AM