Auto disable wireless connection upon docking

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    We have many laptops in our organization the use wireless connections, they
    also have docking stations with a LAN connection. When they hot dock they
    are connected by both the wireless and the docking station. Is there a way
    for Windows XP to turn off the wireless when they are docked but turn it back
    on when the undock? I know you can set up hardware profiles but they will
    hot undock and still need connectivity. We are running out of IP addresses
    and we don't want to have to redo our IP scheme because of this. Any ideas??
    Guest, Jan 6, 2005
    1. Advertisements

  2. Guest

    Alan White Guest

    I just set up a new wireless network for my neighbour. When the computer is
    connected by Cat 5, it automatically switches adapters. Wireless is
    disabled and the Ethernet adapter becomes active. When the cable is
    unplugged it automatically activates the wireless and connects.
    Dell 700 - nice machine
    Alan White, Jan 7, 2005
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.