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Two Network Connections on Windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Two Network Connections on Windows 8


    How can I set up a second ethernet connection/ network adapter. I have two different connections, one to be used at home and the other at my office. One connection should fetch the IP automatically where as in the other one I have to provide the IP details on IPv4. Each time I switch over these two connections I am required to change the settings. Is there anyway by which I can set up two connections and enable/ disable the one I required. Like the second one in the attached screenshot.Click image for larger version

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  2. #2


    Posts : 96
    Win 8.1 Enterprise


    Welcome to Eight Forums,

    You don't need to configure the second network adapter, you may use just one by switching the multiple network profiles to Auto IP or Static IP addressing. Download and install this great network utility called NetSetMan.

    Let us know how it works out.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Two Network Connections on Windows 8
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