Re: Cable for PC2PC

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by Barry Watzman, Jun 26, 2003.

  1. You need a crossover cable; a normal cable won't work. A crossover
    cable is just a normal cable with the wires at one end going to
    different pins. It shouldn't cost any more than a normal cable of the
    same length. Try www.computergate.com, or a computer show.


    Mijat wrote:
    > I have one desktop PC running WXP and a laptop (WXP as well). Both have
    > NICs. I need to connect them and the cable I got is Belkin Pro Series
    > Cat5e Patch Cable. It seems I cannot use this cable to connect two PCs.
    > Is it true that I need crossover cable or there is a way to use the
    > cable that I have wihtout buying a hub? If I need to buy a crossover
    > cable where can I get it the cheapest? Thank you....
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    Barry Watzman, Jun 26, 2003
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