Sunday, August 06, 2006

Local Area Network(LAN) with Cat5 crossover cable configuration settings

Open Network Connections in Control Panel. Open the properties for TCP/IP. Open the Property sheet or your Local Area Connection.
Give the first PC the following:

IP Address:
Subnet Mask:

Give the second the following:

IP Address:
Subnet Mask:

To ensure connectivity, open a command prompt window and use a ping command as follows:


Where X = the other PC's IP address

If you can ping properly both ways, you're connected.

*P/S:Both of the two computer shoud have under the same group name. In the Local Area Connection Properties u can enable Qos Packet Scheduler and File and Printer Sharing ON.If you still not able to connect, then you can check the windwos firewall.

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