4 years ago

Automatically Disable Wireless When Connected to LAN, Vice Versa

If you are in a wi-fi campus you can access the network from anywhere, but when you connect to another […]

Disable Wireless When Connected via LAN If you are in a wi-fi campus you can access the network from anywhere, but when you connect to another pc, laptop via LAN many problems arise. An easy fix is to disable wireless when connected to LAN, and better if this is done automatically. This conserves IP address allocation, reduces security risks, solves double routing interface problems, and extends battery life on laptop.

Tip : Connect two Laptops using LAN Cable

BridgeChecker (Link) Automatically Disable Wireless When Connected to LAN

BridgeChecker is a free software that can automatically activate or disable wireless when connected to LAN interfaces. Each time your computer is connected to an Ethernet port and link status is good, the utility automatically turns off the IEEE 802.11 wireless network interfaces.

Automatically Disable Wireless When Connected to LAN

The program can be used in the following scenarios.

  • disable wireless when connected to lan
  • disable wireless when docked
  • disable wireless when ethernet detected
  • disable wireless when wired
  • disable wireless when on LAN
  • disable wireless when cable connected
  • disable wireless when in docking station
  • disable wireless when ethernet plugged in
  • disable wlan when lan connected

BridgeChecker was released on May 22, 2009 and has been well received by Windows users searching for a way to automatically enable/disable wireless interfaces when the LAN interface is connected.

Also See : Chat Over a LAN Network — Instant Messaging in LAN