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#1 dovbaruch

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:49 AM

can i network my laptop and my destktop with a lan cable. a few reasons why i want to is becuase i want to play my bro at a game,(yes we each have a copy).

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#2 Lloyd T

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 05:07 PM

I don't think that you can just plug a LAN cable on a desktop's Ethernet port, then plug the other end to the laptop's Ethernet port directly. You need a router.

Here's an illustration on how you should wire the network:

O----o----O

O =Computer
o = Router
--- =LAN cable




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