When to Use crossover cable!!!

  vin18 19:09 21 Nov 2005
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Can anybody tell me what is the use of crossover cable and when to use it? can I use it to connect 2 ocs or 2 switches etc...
Thanks!

  mgmcc 20:50 21 Nov 2005

A "crossover" cable is used to connect two computers directly - "Network Adapter to Network Adapter"

A "straight-wired" cable is used to connect a computer's Network Adapter to a Network Hub, Network Switch or Router.

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