computer networking

  karen-241100 07:45 13 Feb 2004
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I want to network 2 computers together and have been told that you can get something that plugs into a USB port.

Anyone know what this is and how it works?

  Diodorus Siculus 07:55 13 Feb 2004

You can get a USB cable with a "crossover" unit in the middle - do a search on ebuyer or the likes and you will find one.

A better option to my mind is to get a couple of network cards (NICs) and a network crossover cable - it will work easier, be easier to troubleshoot, and allow you to have a truer network. To the best of my knowledge, the USB option will not be easy to get working for internet sharing and the like.

  anon1 19:12 13 Feb 2004

click here
everything you need to know is here

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