basic hob connection

  superfluke 23:45 23 Sep 2007

I've just purchased my first laptop and want to link it via a new hub I've also bought but don't know what the correct connections should be or what type of cabling is required to link this up to my static pc tower with its broadband modem.
Would a bog standard male A to male B suffice to link laptop to hub? I can't seem to find anyone manufacturing a male A to male A cable.
Advice for this elderly novice please.

  ambra4 00:41 24 Sep 2007

Need more information before we can help

What type of broadband modem Cable/ASDL via the phone line??

Ethernet/ USB??? model #??

What kind of hub/router or is it a wireless router??

Is the PC tower connected to Internet via the broadband and working???

Is laptop wireless??

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