Networking

I want to network two computer's, one running windows95, the other 98.   Do i need a hub if using twisted pair cabling?
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RoadWarriorCommented:
If you only want to network the two computers, you can do it via a "null modem" type of twisted pair cable where the tx/rx lines are crossed. If you plan to add another computer or two later, setting up with a hub now could save you upgrade hassles.
These guys have a suitable cable, only 7 feet long though...
http://www.pcliquidator.com/lvl5xconn.htm
You could get a "splice" socket-socket adapter and extend it with a standard cable though. Your local business supply store that has computers may sell these cables at a price equivalent to paying shipping+goods price.

And these guys have a cheap hub....
http://www.allelec.com/networki.htm

regards,

Road Warrior
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RoadWarriorCommented:
Those links seem to have got screwed up by the system.....

www.pcliquidator.com/lvl5xconn.htm 

 

www.allelec.com/networki.htm 


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