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Crossover ethernet cable

ash213

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i have a cable which came with my virgin media router, but how do i tell if its crossover ?

cheers
 

Devilfish

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If the ethernet ports on your router are Auto-MDI/MDIX then you can use a crossover or a direct network cable. If not, then probably only a direct network cable will work!

But I would imagine most new routers these days could use both.
 

GaryM

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I didn't know both could be used.
Would routers ship with a crossover cable? I think its more likely straight through.

Have a look at the colours on the clear ends to see if they tally up against each other.