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So, Because i'm constantly going between home network and work network on my M17x R3, and one uses a STATIC address and the other uses Dynamic, And it was getting to be a pain in the pattootie, I figured why not put a second adaptor in, So i did, I put a Broadcom 802.11G half mini card, Wired it's antennae up to new doodads and made sure they weren't near the 6300N ultimates, windows detected it, Installed it's drivers and what not, But... It doesn't do anything, It won't detect wireless networks, Won't any anythings, IS there a secret to using 2 adapters in a system?



I was planning on having one with a static address and one with a dynamic, So i could stop pissing around with IP address configuration when i switched networks.
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You would have to disable the original Wireless Adapter, this is a limitation of Windows if I rem correctly as only 1 wireless adapter can be active at a time.
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You would have to disable the original Wireless Adapter, this is a limitation of Windows if I rem correctly as only 1 wireless adapter can be active at a time.


Well that's kind of stupid if you ask me.


Edit: With the other radio disabled, The second one still does nothing, It's like it's not actually turning the radio on, Just sitting there waiting to be turned on, Despite being installed and detected.
Edited by Rayleyne - 7/14/13 at 5:54am
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