Computer Networking & Hardware : How to Connect 2 Computers With a Hub

3 04 2011

Connecting two computers together with a hub can easily be done by plugging in a network cable to each computer and attaching those cables to the hub. Allow two machines to communicate with tips from a systems administrator in this free video on computer hardware. Expert: Jonathan Hill Bio: Jonathan Hill works as a senior systems administrator for a large Web hosting company. He has achieved MCSA/MCSE credentials, among other industry certifications. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

Networking cables can either be a straight-through cable, which is used to plug the computer to a network drop, or a crossover cable, which is used to connect two machines together, two routers or two switches. Discover the different kinds of network cables with tips from a systems administrator in this free video on computer networking. Expert: Jonathan Hill Bio: Jonathan Hill works as a senior systems administrator for a large Web hosting company. He has achieved MCSA/MCSE credentials, among other industry certifications. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge


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19 responses

3 04 2011
MultiDodo2008

the machine on the left has no power supply, so how do you turn it on?

3 04 2011
mrhiphopbeatss

@dickmharter ofc you can an example … how do you think people playing cod2 or cs 1.6 competitons they connect 20 computers :DD sry bad english

3 04 2011
dickmharter

can you do this with three computers?

3 04 2011
Rajendrasinghlabana

I have a netbook and I want to backup my data in a DVD. So, can I connect my netbook with some other laptop and take a backup through the other laptop’s DVD Drive?

3 04 2011
theANT47

@davius4321 NO!

3 04 2011
Ashindice7

will it work for playing warcraft 3?

3 04 2011
arshad567

@stepinoutwithstyle

3 04 2011
chaalez

I want to use two laptops to upload flim form a camera. What should I do?

3 04 2011
jaysoncasinillo

How to video on making Network Cables with Platinum Tools and EZ-RJ45 Connectors with Cat 5e

3 04 2011
stepinoutwithstyle

it can work with any type of hub or just that one

3 04 2011
Carnyride79

thanks for the video!…and don’t forget your power supply! 🙂

3 04 2011
Gizmotrold

i was thinkin the same thing

4 04 2011
WinLinOSX

No.
But i guess you know that by now.

4 04 2011
Pomka07

If I do that will I be able to have cable internet connection on both commuters?

4 04 2011
davius4321

Can I connect a Mac to a Windows Machine with a hub?

4 04 2011
thamheo

do both computer have to turn on? what if only 1 is turn on?

4 04 2011
COD4Mixer

Will this increase HardDrive Space or RAM? Anything to make the main work faster?

4 04 2011
jamster

thanks for the info

4 04 2011
ManOfMeans

The terms UTP and Pinouts comes to mind…..




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