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How to connect 2xPC's?
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boof

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PostPosted: Mon 27 May 2013, 04:20    Post subject:  How to connect 2xPC's?  

My notebook has a dead LAN port. I have an ordinary LAN cable RJ45-M both ends[NOT X-over]. I have a LAN (RJ45-M)/USB A-F adaptor; 1 to 1; 2 to 2; 3 to 3; 6 to 4 (or reversed- 6 is to the leftmost with the gold usb terminals visible). and an RJ45/RJ45 F-F joiner. Can I just connect it all up, or should I do something more? I think the LAN/USB adapter blew my LAN port and I can't afford to kill them both.
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PostPosted: Mon 27 May 2013, 11:44    Post subject: Re: How to connect 2xPC's?  

boof wrote:
I have a LAN (RJ45-M)/USB A-F adaptor; 1 to 1; 2 to 2; 3 to 3; 6 to 4 (or reversed- 6 is to the leftmost with the gold usb terminals visible)

Is this the one you made yourself by wiring an RJ45 jack to a USB cable?
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PostPosted: Mon 27 May 2013, 18:25    Post subject: connecting 2xPC's.  

No, it' s a commercial product, fleebay sourced. perhaps for power over ethernet connections?
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