fastest peer to peer network

  Newuser3168 00:54 17 Jul 2003
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I have 2 PCs one running win2000 the other win 98 and I want to network them. They both have network cards so is it just a matter of buying a crossover cable or is direct cable connection a faster (transfer speed) option

  Quiller. 01:00 17 Jul 2003

What you need for 2 pc's is a crossover cable.

Bare in mind, if you think there may be a possibility to expand this to 3 or more, a direct cable with a hub would be more cost effective in the long run.

  jazzypop 01:11 17 Jul 2003

An Ethernet crossover cable will be faster (provided you have 100Mb/s network cards, and use a Cat5 cable).

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