What kind of cable should be used for connecting laptop to another laptop

john-b691

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It depends on the speed of the ports and how new the computers are. If the ports are 1G you can use any cable and the devices will negotiate.

If they are newer machine but only 100m they may also support MDI/MDIX and you again can use any cable.

If they are older you must use a crossover cable.