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Set up your laptop to prioritize wired networking


Have you ever been in the situation, even though your laptop was connected to a wired network but the device still considered the previous wireless network as the default connection? This is not an error, but because when there is more than one network connection, Windows will prioritize the connection with the lowest metric value.

In this article, Quantrimang.com will guide you how to change the priority position of network connection in Windows 10/8/7 quickly and easily. Invites you to read the track

Set wired network connection to higher priority

To fix a laptop that doesn’t recognize your network, prioritize wired connection over WiFi. How to do the following:

Step 1: Press the key combination Windows+R to open a command window Run.

Step 2: Type the following command and press Enter:

ncpa.cpl
Enter the ncpa.cpl command in the Run command window
Enter the ncpa.cpl command in the Run command window

Step 3: Display Network Connections Open, press the key Alt to display the classic menu bar.

Click on the item Advanced and then select Advanced Settings.

Click on Advanced and then select Advanced Settings
Click on Advanced and then select Advanced Settings

Step 4: Here the user will see the network connection. To set the preferred laptop for a wired connection, select WIFI then click the green arrow pointing down.

Select Wi-Fi then click the green arrow pointing down
Select Wi-Fi then click the green arrow pointing down

Connect Ethernet will automatically be pushed up, ie the laptop will consider network connectivity as the number one priority.

That is all you need to do. Good luck!

See more:

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