HOW CONNECT TWO PC
- HARDWARE -
This is an easy step:
open the case of your PC and find a free PCI Slot (if you have an ISA card of course find a free ISA Slot);
PCI SLOT (right) and ISA SLOT (sinistra)
Insert the card and fix it;
Close the case;
Switch on your PC;
you've used a Plug and Play card it will be recognize automatically by
the OS that wil ask you the drivers, otherwise you need to install the card
(My Computer > Control Panel > New Hardware > Manual Choice > network Card);
Probably you will need to insert the nstallation CD-room for the OS.
After that go under My Computer > Control Panel > System > Hardware and be sure that the card is correctly installed (no yellow "!").
make the same for the other PC
Connect the PCs with the crossed cable.
If you want to make the cable to yourself this is schematic
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