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Do I need different RJ45 plugs?

I bought this ICIDU UTP CAT5E Pullbox Solid Wire Straight 100m Network Cable and these 100pcs UTP Male RJ45 Connectors (CAT5/6) Ready plugs. I've tried time and time again repeated watching and ...
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Split cable broadband connection to lan cord and router

I am trying to split my cable broadband connection between laptop and router to avoid disconnection during power cuts. Cable broadband is connected even if there is no power. So I am trying to use ...
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Parallelize USB data? Or simply use LPT?

I need to generate a simple system in which host computer interrupts lead out to a non-standard RJ-45 connection (6 pins in binary on/off state) that can be triggered with little latency. The only ...
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Telnet into a linux machine using an RJ45-RS232 cable

my linux machine doesn't have a RS232 port, only an RJ45. I also have my grandpa's old pentium machine running windows 95 that has an RS232 port. The only means of interfacing these two computers are ...
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Why are my CAT-5e connections connecting at only 100baseTX?

I'm doing some rewiring. Several years ago I ran CAT-5e cable throughout my house. They terminated using standard wall plugs, on the other end to a patch panel (punch-down), which then patched into ...
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Slow CAT5e speeds

Local cable installed a 120 foot cat5e cable from our router to our smart TV, but there was no connection, so I decided to terminate the cable again myself. I bought a crimper and some RJ45 ...
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Use a PC as a one client router/switch

I have a laptop running win7 , with two network cards wifi and normal wired (RJ45). I normally use the wifi for internet connectivity (Via a personal router). I have a raspberry pi, also with a rj45 ...
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RJ45 splitter slows down network speed?

My computer is connected to the wall socket via a RJ45 splitter, i.e. NIC-----spliter-----wallsocket. CAT5e cables are used. Situation 1: No cable in plugged into the third port of the splitter, ...
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how to connect ADSL Modem with USB type B with a router which has RJ45 port. Is there a cable for that?

I have a modem which has USB 2 port. I was using it directly in my laptop by installing driver. But now I want to use wireless connection. So I bought a router but now how can I use my existing modem ...
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Can two USB to Ethernet adapters be used as a USB2 extension? [closed]

I want to use RJ45 type of cables to make a 10m USB2 extension. Is it possible using two USB to Ethernet adapters (even without drivers so they act as USB to RJ45 adapters, not as Ethernet ports). If ...
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How to test LAN cables/connectivity without internet

We are planning to switch offices where each desk has a RJ45 plug, but we need to make sure the LAN works properly before making the step. There is no access to the internet, all there is is a switch ...
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How to tell which end is faulty on RJ-45 cable?

While making my own cat6 cables, I notice that every now and then, even though I push the cables all the way to the end that it will allow, my tester states FAIL and it shows certain wires blinking ...
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Network cable is plugged in, but iMac isn't recognizing connection

So, while doing a little home networking, I decided to place my iMac on a ethernet connection. Well I plugged in the ethernet cable and normally it will recognize the present cable but not immediately ...
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ADSL Wireless Router Configuration with ethernet(rj45) internet connection

I have this adsl wireless router but my internet connection only has RJ45 directly connected to my PC. My questions is how can I use my ADSL wireless router with this kind of internet connection.. ...
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Can a huge coiled LAN cable have some trouble for transmitting a signal?

Let's say I have a long (> 30m) LAN cable, that connect two (very close) devices. Could some of the unused wire, disposed as a huge coil, cause any issue ? I'm thinking about the special wire layout ...
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SFP 1000Mbps vs 1000Mbps RJ45

Whats different? They both offer the same speed don't they? I'm asking because we have a switch with 4 SFP 1000Mbps ports and we are buying a new server and was wondering if it's worth paying extra ...
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Can I use RJ45 to connect to the Internet?

Is it okay to use RJ 45 as the Ethernet cable? For this computer , the LAN interface is RJ45. Can it be connected to a router? Any speed difference?
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Not MiFI, but similar?

I already have MiFI but due to some reasons that I can't explain, WiFi isn't good enough for me, I need to connect via RJ45. So I'm wondering if there is any device that takes my 3G enabled SIM and ...
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How to unplug a network cable that's stuck?

I have plugged a network cable into my PC to temporarily adjust some settings on my router. Now I can't unplug it. The cable is physically stuck in the RJ45 port. I've tried squeezing every part of it ...
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Why RJ11 Is Not Working With My Cable Tester?

This is the tester that i have: It says that besides RJ45, BNC and USB it can test RJ11. The problem is that nothing happens when i test RJ11s in RJ45 input. Here is the video Somehow RJ11 worked ...
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Is serial RJ45 to USB a standard?

I can't find any resellers here in Sweden for the RJ45 to USB cable from Current Cost. Are such RJ45 to USB cables covered by a standard so that I could buy one from another vendor? It would also be ...
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Can a rj-45 cable's joint be made by a pair of rj-45?

I am interested to know if that if two network cables are to be joined together,can we use a pair of rj-45 to connect them?
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Connecting a Windows 7 and Windows XP with RJ45

I have 20GB of data I would like to transfer from a machine running Windows XP to my notebook running Windows 7. I have a RJ45 cable connecting the two computers, but the bitrate I get is equal ...
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What's wrong with my custom LAN cable?

This question is basically a continuation of this previous question. Never mind, here's the deal: I've made a LAN cable that goes through a wall, but it doesn't work. The cable is roughly 10m/30ft ...
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How can I figure out what's wrong with my cat5 phone system?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Can I plug my standard phone into an ethernet jack?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Connecting two PCs to single Port(RJ45) of desktop switch

I have eight PCs on my Network with 8-Port Desktop Switch.Now I want to add one more PC to my Network, but I don't want to use an additional switch. I have heard it is possible to connect two PCs on ...
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Printer installation

Scenario : Four PCs on LAN connected to each other. Printer (HP Laserjet 2100/M/TN with Parallel(LPT) Port and Rj45 female connector) directly connected to one of the PCs through Parallel ...
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Why is my cat5e cable not okay?

My LAN cable seems to work (indicator LED lights up) but the computer can't find a connection. What's wrong? Setup: I had to run a network cable from a router in one room to a computer to another ...
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“Modern” Ethernet over coax

So, I've just bought a house. It's reasonably new - built in the early '00s. One of the features that got built in was a cable TV drop in every room. The cabling is gorgeous - there's even a wiring ...
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Can Cat6 UTP stranded cable fit regular Cat6 Jacks?

I have some stranded Cat6 UTP cable and want to use it to wire an Ethernet connection to a faceplate in a wall. Normally you use Solid rather than Stranded cable for this and I am concerned that the ...