How to connect two pc's, through router?

selfmade_exe

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Hello guys,

I have a modem-router with 5 ethernet ports and one usb. But i have only one ethernet cable, and one usb cable. What to do to connect the two pc's? Because I already have set the same workgorup (bothe pc's run xp pro sp2) and nothing happens.

Thanks in advance!
 

john-b691

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Spend $2 and buy another ethernet cable. It is unlikely you will be able to get it to work via USB...maybe if you have a special router but not even worth the trouble to do.
 

icefire900

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Hi,

The USB port is designed for managing the router not for network communications. You need to purchase another Ethernet cable.