I'm trying to get wireless switching enabled on a 7040 Micro Desktop. Previous models and our laptops all have the option, so upon a wired connection, the wireless connection is disabled. We need this as a security measure, because the devices can maintain a connection on the wire to my network, and also through the wireless to our Public WiFi connection, effectively opening a door to any attacks that get by our AV/FW/IPS systems.
I've tried the latest driver, and I don't see it in the BIOS either. Did Dell take this option away?
To answer my own question.. Installing the latest Intel Administrator toolkit for Wireless connectivity allowed me to create a custom driver package that hard codes the option for Wireless Switching. I tested it on a device connected to my public Wi-Fi, and once a cable was plugged in, the Wi-Fi was disabled within a few seconds.