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Wired WiFi Switcher


Automatically choose preferred network adapter (Ethernet vs. WiFi etc)

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This program (written as a Windows Service) disables less preferred adapters when a more preferred adapter has a connection. Typically, this program would be used to disable WiFi adapter when connected to Wired Ethernet adapter.

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Wired WiFi Switcher Web Site


Networking, Wireless, Internet


MIT License


  • Can be used to disable wireless when you connect wired network
  • Tested on Windows 7 (should also work on Windows XP)
  • Runs as a service in the background
  • Rechecks network adapter state on resuming from sleep / hibernate
  • Lightweight - just 20kB


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    The service fails to start on Win7 Pro SP1 fully patched with the following error. I've tried local and admin accounts with the same results. Log Name: System Source: Service Control Manager Date: 4/5/2013 11:18:18 AM Event ID: 7034 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: xyz Description: The Wired WiFi Switcher service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 3 time(s).

    Posted 04/05/2013
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Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Non-interactive (Daemon)

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