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Simple Load Balancer for Windows 7

This is a script python which works switching network card metrics (see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315088 and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258487) , making Windows 7 use two network adapters at same time.

Usage

Open using a text editor load_balancer.py file and change values of adapterName, SecundaryAdapterName and speed_limit.

  • adapterName - This is the name of main network adapter Ex.: Wireless Network Connection
  • SecundaryAdapterName - This is the name of secundary network adapter Ex.: Wireless Network Connection 2
  • speed_limit - This is the speed limit of main network adapter in KB/s

Adapter names can be seen in Control Panel > Network and Internet

After editing, That's it, run and enjoy!

python load_balancer.py

Load Balancer in Action

Statistics usage sample

Requirements

  • Python 2.6+ Installed
  • run as administrator

Limitations

It only works for two network adapters;

License

Simple Load Balancer for Windows 7 2012 Rafael Amorim

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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