Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    02 Aug 2016 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Here's how to accomplish this on Windows 7

    The above link describes how to use WiFi and Ethernet together where local file transfers use ethernet instead of wireless. It's for Windows 7 but I guess Windows 10 is the same or very similar.

    I'm going to try it out now.

    Quote Originally Posted by SteveS801 View Post
    I was wondering if it's possible to utilize both WiFi and ethernet in tandem. I'm pretty sure some of you are going to tell me that I can only access the internet through one of these, up to my bandwidth limit, but that's not what I mean.

    I'd like to access the internet through my WiFi connection, yet have a wired connection through my router to access the files on the other computers in my house. Is this even possible?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    02 Aug 2016 #12
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2
    win 10

    I have recently set up a desktop PC, with windows 10 pro. it has onboard wireless and LAN adapters, I have plugged in the LAN and I am also able to sign in on the wifi adapter. Thus both the WIFI and the LAN are working.
    I have not tried checking speeds or routes however.
    This was my original experience till I tried it on my Toshiba Portege laptop which will disconnect wifi on connection to LAN.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Can't connect two PCs using Ethernet cable any more - Win 10 & Win 7
This used to be a simple network trick -> connect two Windows PCs using network cable, go into adapter settings -> IPv4 -> set one IP to and the other, then you can easily see the other computer and copy/move files. Not when I...
Network and Sharing
BSOD when connecting to network (Ethernet and Wifi)
Debug report attached. 27187
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Wifi not connecting without Ethernet cable
Basically what happened before: After updating to Windows 10, my computer was not showing any network options. (The icon says "Not connected - No connections are available) Going into Control Panel/Network and Internet/Network Connections, it then...
Network and Sharing
Ethernet Problem Windows 10
Hi guys! I've been having an issue since installing Windows 10. Whenever I stream (e.g. youtube/netflix) or download (i.e. windows updates) my Ethernet cuts out and I know longer have a connection to the internet. My connection to the router...
Network and Sharing
Realtek Ethernet Problems
I have tried to set up Win 10 on my desktop,however, Win 10 conflicts with my Realtek Ethernet, I can not make the program to connect with the net, however, my lap top coneects (via WiFi) with no problems. Should I remove Win 8.1 frommy desktop and...
Network and Sharing
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:07.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums