networking a xp pro with 98...installed 2 network cards and they both say unplugged

By homeschool
Mar 15, 2006
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  1. i am running a hp 1.2 gig pc with 256 ram..( bios update is $60 to use more memory) I installed 2 different network cards and got newest drivers from online.
    they both say cable unplugged. pc says both are working right and tried using a setup disk on 98 from xp. Am lost as what to do.


    Any help greatly appreciated.


    Homeschool
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Perhaps your network cable is no good or the wrong type. If you are connecting the pc's without a router/hub/switch then you will need a crossover cable and not a straight through rj45.
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