Can you use a crossover Ethernet cable like a normal Ethernet cable?

by on May 25, 2010

Q: Can you use a crossover Ethernet cable like a normal Ethernet cable to connect to the internet (plug in computer to wall)?


One Response to “Can you use a crossover Ethernet cable like a normal Ethernet cable?”
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    It really depends on the device you are using. For example, Macs figure out what you are trying to do and will just work. Some other devices and computers are not that smart so you have to use the correct cable for the correct job.