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Dynex 8 port 10/100 switch not working

Bought new switch to help our home network have better connections. Now I did not want to get this one but my wife swore up and down that this one was cheap and should work just fine. Well i know cheap never works well. Now I have spent money on a worthless piece of **** until I can find a fix for the switch. And if I cant I have to get another one and now the one I want. Does anyone have a fix for this.

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  • Mike Blyth May 11, 2010

    If you would like advice, I think you will need to give some details. What are you trying to do and what is not working? Does the old switch still work? Basic switches are very simple on the outside, and there is usually nothing you can do to make them work right or wrong, so if the old switch works but the new one does not (when installed just the same way) then most likely the switch is just bad and should be exchanged. However, if the old one no longer works either, then a network configuration has probably changed.



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maybe you need to configure this ethernet switch or it is a password problem i have used a ethernet splitter switch to use two connect 2 computers before purchasing a router which needed to be configured
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If your trying to use this to share an internet connection.. sorry to say but it's not going to happen. The hub that you purchased will not handle the DHCP settings that need to be processed to share an internet connection.

Best advice... go back to Best Buy and smack the agent that sold you this and get a router instead. :D That's what you're needing to share your connection.

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