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Old 20th Mar 2017, 22:53   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sebastian42 View Post
My friend in Sydney's Blue Mountains has a good internet connection usually - by ethernet to his desktop tower; but at weekends his connection is poor or missing. However his partner is there at weekends using WiFi to a laptop from the same modem, and has good internet at weekends. Would WiFi usage get precedence over ethernet from a modem ?
Not normally, no. Is this when both of them use the Internet at once?

Could be a DHCP issue with the router, only allowing one connection at a time, maybe?
Etherley is usually more reliable than wireless so the situation you describe is very odd.
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