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Old July 4, 2011, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Phaddie View Post
Hmm.. I did not assign anything at all. I just assumed it was going to be pretty automatic like everything else in windows. That was not the case however. I plugg the computers together and ran ipconfig to see if it was detected. It was. But I was not able to transfer any commands to the machine.

When using a x-over cable you need to setup your IPs manually and use a private class IP like 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x .

Once the IPs are established you then need to make sure you can ping the machines from one to the other.
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