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Have you ever been connected to a network, and plugged in a 3G card and wished you could make only a certain program use your 3G connection ? Well you can, read on to find out how.

Installing ForceBindIP

Head over to the ForceBindIP download page, and grab a copy of the zipped version.

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Once it has downloaded, extract the contents of the zip file.

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You will need to copy both files.

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Then paste them in:

C:\Windows\System32

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Now press the Win + R keyboard combination and type cmd into the run box, then press enter.

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When the command prompt opens, run the following:

cd C:\Windows\System32

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Now we can bind an application to a network adapter, to do this type:

ForceBindIP %NetworkCardsIP% %PathToProgram%

For example:

ForceBindIP 127.0.0.1 “C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe”

This assumes:

  • The network card you want to bind the application to has an IP of 127.0.0.1
  • The program you want to bind to that network card is Firefox.

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Just a few things to remember:

  • You have to give the full path to your program.
  • If the path contains spaces, enclose it in quotes.
  • You will have to launch the program via this method every time you want to bind it to that network card.

That’s all there is to it.

Taylor Gibb Taylor Gibb
Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and Linux developer. He has experience with everything from C# and PowerShell on Windows to Bash and scripting languages on Linux.
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