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Multiple network connections

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Multiple network connections

    My computer has 2 wireless cards and a gigabit ethernet port. I have my own internet and my neighbors each allow me to connect to their internet. If I were to set the Wi-Fi to connect to theirs, and the ethernet to connect to my internet would I be able to take advantage of the extra bandwidth?

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    Linux Mint 17.2

    Nope. You would just have one connection. There is a way to load balance if you are using a Pro version of Windows. Otherwise, it would be one connection. Plus if you have your computer setup to allow public viewing of shares on a Private LAN. Anyone on that network, will be able to access anything on your computers.
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