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Creating a networking cable

I want to creat a networking cable the one i will use to connect from my computer to the switch i don't know if it's a straight through cable i will use or cross over cable, and i need a diagram showing me the colours and how to place the RJ45 connector.

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  • chetankoli8 Jun 27, 2008

    i have 8 port netgearfs608 but i dont know how to connet it with my modem

    show me digramatic solution

  • Patrick Bridge
    Patrick Bridge Nov 26, 2008

    I've just added a network in my house and took me a long while to get the Ethernet connectors together. I made a long cable to connect the two rooms in the house and had to go to bestbuy to get the Ethernet CAT5e plugs. My Wireless Router works fine with the cable. My problem is I get a error when I connetect my ThinkPad T20 to the HP Pavilion desktop to the other room. The error says in the ballon " System conflict error with IP Address" The normal Ethernet cables I've used before with the HP and ThinkPad worked together fine before. But I now added this built into the house network cable and I get this error. Both computers run Windows XP. ThinkPad T20: Windows XP Professional. HP: Windows XP Media Center Edition.

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Dear ,
for this you have to need a straight cable to connect your PC to Switch.

for detail of colour coding please check this site:

http://www.incentre.net/incentre/frame/ethernet.html


cheerup and Be Happy always

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