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I have 2 desktops ,with 3 network cards and Win XP.I want to connect them so i can share my files and internet connection,only that I'm getting "A network cable is unplugged".
I did everything : make crossover cables,run the network wizard , u name it ... but still i'm getting that annoying error every time .
I'm out of ideas,I really need you help

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Last Post by Eko
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Do yourself a favor and get a home router. Linksys, Belkin, DLink... You can hook all your computers to it and have the benefit of a NAT firewall to protect you from internet beasties.. also no crossover cables. This is assuming of course that you have Cable or DSL internet access.

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cross cable is enough main thing is u have to give ip and seems u r not connecting to that lan card which u configured.
or my be u have disabled that lan card.

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It was the cable , a few wires weren't entirely in contact with the pins of the RJ-45 connector

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