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I have two WiFi adapters in my laptop, and both of them connected to my home network:

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Now, I thought that when adapter one loses connectivity, the connection of adapter two will be used.. but that is not the case. My laptop keeps saying limited coonnectivity on adapter #1, while on adapter #2 there is internet.. then I go to the web browser and I see "cannot connect to the internet". This means that the second WiFi connection isn't used at all? I tried bridging the two adapters but the result is the same.

How can I configure my laptop to use #2 if I have limited connectivity on #1 and vice-versa? And if it's possible, how to load balance both connections for a better total signal strenght?

I'm using Windows 8.

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You title refers to load balancing, yet you seem to be asking about fail-over in your question. –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Sep 16 '13 at 15:47
    
ah alright, thanks and question updated :) –  Gizmo Sep 16 '13 at 15:51
    
@gizmo tomshardware.com/forum/… –  Sickest Sep 16 '13 at 18:20
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Under 'View Network Connections' try selecting both of the wireless connections and right clicking and selecting 'bridge connections'. That might do what you are looking for.

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" I tried bridging the two adapters but the result is the same." :) And welcome to SuperUser! :) –  Gizmo Sep 19 '13 at 19:04
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