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RE: help setting up 2 comp home network...
retreats Jul-26-00 05:52 PM
I just experienced the same problem but yours may be different. Turns out, the cable I bought at Radio Shack as a "crossover cable" was in actuality a "straight thru cable". I wouldn't have been able to know it for sure without the help of this site and the "How to" on "making your own cable". It was a lifesaver. So, you may want to check your cable to be sure you are using the right cable.

Once I connected the "crossover cable" it showed the two computers on the network and I was able to access them just fine.

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