Desktop to Laptop Networking.

  HasH 10:41 09 Jul 03

Im trying to network my home pc and laptop together using an rj45 patch cable, but i keep getting the message that the cable is unplugged, can anyone tell me what im doing wrong? Both machines are using winXP pro.

  HasH 10:56 09 Jul 03

By the way, it says network cable unpluged on both computers.

  HasH 11:38 09 Jul 03

no a patch cable

  Squall 11:57 09 Jul 03

to network two pc's directly using only one cable.

If you use straight through cables like you are doing you need to go through a hub etc

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