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You can use a crossover cable to network two computers together


I want to connect to computers with lan cards and rj45 but without a hob after connecting them these two computers don,t know each other.


This question was answered on November 12, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


You can connect two computers togther using a cross over cable Make

sure your nic cards are the same, ex: (2) intel ether expess 10/100

PCI Nics.Make sure you enable the protocals netbeui and TCP/IP A protocal is rules and regulations that computers use to exchange information You need the TCP/IP protocal to exchange the info between the computers and for getting onto the internet Netbeui is a non routable protocal, but is needed in accessing resources (for ex: having the two computers being able to use the same HP printer) Also make sure you assign the two computers workgroup names.

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Posted by Dan of Mesa Community College on November 12, 2002