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Cyndee_Lou_Who Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-02-05 01:44 AM
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1. You need a special cable... a crossover cable
Edited on Sun Jan-02-05 01:46 AM by Cyndee_Lou_Who
unless they are both going to a router. If going to each other, you need to use crossover.

Like this:
http://www.jr.com/JRProductPage.process?Product_Code=BK...

Crossover cables are wired differently than Standard Ethernet cables...
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  -Computer people....HELP! Not_Giving_Up  Jan-02-05 01:43 AM   #0 
  - You need a special cable... a crossover cable  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jan-02-05 01:44 AM   #1 
  - A crossover cable???  Not_Giving_Up   Jan-02-05 01:47 AM   #4 
     - I edited post with link....  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jan-02-05 01:47 AM   #5 
        - What's the difference between a crossover cable and the one I have now?  Not_Giving_Up   Jan-02-05 01:50 AM   #6 
        - See this:  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jan-02-05 01:52 AM   #7 
        - OK  Not_Giving_Up   Jan-02-05 01:55 AM   #10 
           - The crossover cables are cheap.... call some places tomorrow to see  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jan-02-05 01:56 AM   #11 
              - I had the hard drives slaved once, and copied the files that I needed  Not_Giving_Up   Jan-02-05 02:01 AM   #12 
                 - Don't give up.... that's totally not like you!  Cyndee_Lou_Who   Jan-02-05 02:04 AM   #13 
        - A crossover cable has the wires arranged differently on each end.  last1standing   Jan-02-05 01:53 AM   #8 
        - What you have now has all the wires running in parallel -- pin 1 on  qnr   Jan-02-05 01:54 AM   #9 
        - How can you connect 3 or 4  burrowowl   Jan-02-05 02:14 AM   #14 
           - Yes it can be done but not all simultaneously.  lpbk2713   Jan-02-05 09:00 AM   #17 
  - What type of cable? Crossover?  qnr   Jan-02-05 01:45 AM   #2 
  - The 98 SE computer is not trained to recognize the XP computer  Floogeldy   Jan-02-05 01:45 AM   #3 
  - The crossover cable is probably color-coded  Prisoner_Number_Six   Jan-02-05 02:41 AM   #15 
  - If you hold the two plugs of a crossover cable side by side  ET Awful   Jan-02-05 07:35 AM   #16 
  - Regular network cable will work if both are connected to a hub or router.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jan-02-05 09:11 AM   #18 
  - Here's a decent rule of thumb.  Allenberg   Jan-02-05 09:41 AM   #19 
     - Sorry.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Jan-02-05 01:22 PM   #20 
 

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