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cant find other computers in network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by benbnt, Feb 11, 2007.

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  1. benbnt

    benbnt Thread Starter

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    i have connected 2 pcs with a cat 5 cable and run the networking wizard on both but it still doesnt seem to be working what am i doing wrong?
     
  2. jackdw

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    Are you trying to connect the two PC's direct without a router? In that case you will need a crossover cable.

    Please explain yourself a bit more clearly.
     
  3. benbnt

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    i have got a cat 5 crossover cable its is plugged in but ive just noticed that it says cable is unplugged
     
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    Are you trying to connect a PC to antoher PC directly or are you going through a switch or router?
     
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