Ethernet cable help please?

Answer You never need a crossover cable unless you want to connect to other computers directly. Additionally, crossover cables can be used to connect normally to other devices, so don't worry about where ... Read More »

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What ethernet cable is used to connect a device to a Ethernet crossover cable switch?

Your question makes no sense.There are patch cables (normal ethernet cables) and cross-over cables where the Rx pair at one end are connected to the Tx pair at the other.

Whats the difference between a patch cable and an ethernet cable?

Same thing.A 'patch' cable is generally shorter as it's used to make the small jump from the switch to the distribution board, or the floor socket to the PC.But, mechanically they are exactly the s... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between a Network Cable and an Ethernet Cable?

Computer suppliers often advertise "Ethernet cable" for sale. But what is Ethernet cable? Ethernet is the name of a set of standards for networking specifically related to the physical elements of ... Read More »

Broadband, no ethernet card, please help?

You need to download the driver for the ethernet card from the Dell website. I expect there are other drivers that need installing too if you have just done a fresh installation.