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Help me my hub has been working fine for about 6 months and now all of a sudden when i plug in more than one ethernet cable all of the lights start to flash and there is no connection to my xbox 360 or computer

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  • aj25374 Jul 31, 2008

    thank you i was starting to figure that it was broke or something but i wanted another opinion before i went out and bought a new one this time i wont go to walmart haha

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It sounds like the hub has died.
This is not an uncommon problem.
From the symptoms you have described, I would suggest replacing the hub.
Trying to fix them is like trying to refill a Bic lighter.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

  • Coss Jul 31, 2008

    5 port hubs are inexpensive (under $30)

    You might want to try a different brand.

    I use Netgear, and have never had any major issues with them.

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Read more: How to Set up an Ethernet Hub | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_4530475_set-up-ethernet-hub.html#ixzz0xnIzsGqa


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