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The device is not a network adapter, so it's never going to show up in ipconfig. I'm not sure what gave you that idea. Ethernet devices are not "discoverable" like USB devices, unless you've got something like WINS or Bonjour running alongside. Consider two approaches: Use the static IP address. This is quick and dirty but a pain if you're on more than ...


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If you have done the same at both ends, then there is no problem (unless and until you ever replace one of the connectors, when you must remember to do that backwards). The arrangement of pairs is symmetrical, so 1+2 can be exchanged with 7+8, and 3+6 can be exchanged with 4+5. The wires comprising the cable are all electrically identical. Reference: ...



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