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Creating a small home network

Hi I want to build a network running windows server 2008r2 and I need step by step instructions on cable placements, and what kind of cables i need. I will be adding some work stations like three or four (I know I know why go through all that for such a small network) call me crazy but that's what i want to do, and can you tell me if I should use a static IP address on the Cisco E1000 and disable DHCP on it so that I can use the 2611 router's IP throughout the network. I do know how to configure the 1900 switch and the 2611 router from the console port (well somewhat), and i know how to work with the server and create users and setup work stations, I'm just not sure of how to hook it all together with the cables. But if someone had this hardware and wanted to network it all together I would like a point by point on how they would do it. My goal is to build a network using all the hardware mentioned and have internet access and have everything working together in perfect hominy (well you know).

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PS  my 2600 has two Ethernet ports e0/0 and e0/1 these are not fast Ethernet ports as you can see and it also has one ISDN BRI U port. My 1900 switch has 12 LAN ports 1x, 2x, 3x and so on, and it also has a 100 Base X Ax port and a 100 Base X Ax port. My ZHONE ADSL2+ Bridge/Router plugs in a phone jack on the wall and uses an Ethernet port, I'm sure you know all of this but they say explain as much as possible.
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Yes ... if running an AD domain, let the server handle DHCP, DNS, etc.
If forgot about that in the original post.