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I have a Thompson 784 router that connects to the Internet. It works nicely enough. What is wrong is that I have a shielded Cat 5e cable that goes from my room to the router that's in a another room (~30 metres). Both ends are the same; both ends are done nicely; I've tested it with a cable tester and every wire connects. However, when i connect my computer to my router neither one will find the other.

So would anyone be nice and please explain what is wrong.

p.s.: I have tried many different cable ends (currently it on standard/A), the cable is tested both ways (as it should be) and yes I'm at my wit's end =(

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It is a normal cable or a cross cable? Does your router or computer support DMX (if one or both do then do not bother checking if the cable is cross). –  Hennes Sep 8 '12 at 13:04
    
as i said its normal (same at both ends) and il check dmx and writeback –  yyy Sep 8 '12 at 14:00
    
well then i got it working (on my 7th cable ending) now im completely dumb folded as to why the heck didn't it work on the first or third or the sixth time. @Hennes i thank you for your quick reply. –  yyy Sep 8 '12 at 14:27
    
I would try moving them next to each other and testing them with a cable you know works. –  trideceth12 Sep 8 '12 at 14:28
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post that as an answer, and self select it when you can, please! –  Journeyman Geek Sep 8 '12 at 14:42

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The Solution:
Was doing the cable endings again and it started to work.

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