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2 internet connections

by aiham78 / November 20, 2006 2:11 AM PST

I have 2 wireless lan cards in my laptop, I want to enhance my internet connection by using them both, even if I had to get 2 routers, how can I do that: using them both at the same time for downloading large files

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Link only.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2006 2:15 AM PST
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by aiham78 / November 20, 2006 2:23 AM PST
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does it have to be that complication !

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trying to figure it out
by aiham78 / November 20, 2006 2:36 AM PST
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Thank you, I tried to read the link but it was complicated, please give a program name to use, I'm only a stupid ideal internet user looking for a fast connection using 2 wireless lan

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IP bonding is complicated. A firebrick would help.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2006 2:44 AM PST

Sorry, I can't teach networking in this small space but that firebrick and their writings explain enough that you should get a glimmer.

If you want to research more, look up IP BONDING on But what you've asked to use is not the answer today.


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Any Ideas
by aiham78 / November 20, 2006 3:31 AM PST
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Any one else with a better or easier way, or using 2 networking lan to get a faster internwt connection

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You have to understand. . .
by Coryphaeus / November 20, 2006 10:02 PM PST
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Your PC was designed for one connection. To set it up for two is complicated. Adding the connections is the easy part. Telling the PC what to do with those two connections is hard.

And by the way. To really get double bandwidth from your provider you'll need two separate accounts and then bond them at the PC. And now back to the first paragraph.

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Don't disappoint me
by aiham78 / November 21, 2006 3:13 AM PST

I'm sure that I'm provided with a faster internet than 1 wireless lan can handle cause when I open another Computer & use heavy downloading on both of them I will not feel a slow connection !!

I want to combine these 2 computer connection by using 2 lan cards in 1 PC, I'm sure if I use 2 pipes to fill a tank with the same water source it will consume less time than using 1 pipe to fill it even with the same water source !!! Bad example !!

I need someone who did it before, used 2 lan

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This is why the firebrick sells.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2006 3:27 AM PST
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There is no "Easy" button to make this happen. The firebrick takes care of all the heavy lifting and getting the faster connections you are looking for.


If you knew more, you would know that this is a great solution and wouldn't be so quick to dismiss it.

And if you knew even more you would hurry up and get the firebrick to save yourself what hair you have left.


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Your pipe. . .
by Coryphaeus / November 21, 2006 6:11 PM PST
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is your connection. When you use one PC you're getting the full load. And think about this. If you have cable you're probably maxed out at around 6 Mb/s. All LAN connections be they wired or wireless are FASTER than your connection. You cannot get a faster connection simply by adding another NIC. It just won't work. And when you add two NICs to one cable connection each NIC SHARES the connection.

To get a faster connection you need two ISP connections and then bond them at the PC. If you have a 6 Mb/s cable connection, bonding two of them will give you 12 Meg.


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Broadband Bonding will work
by OrangeBull / May 13, 2011 2:57 AM PDT
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Now-a-days you can buy products off the shelf that do this. Just search for Broadband Bonding and a bunch of companies will come up.

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