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Cracking Open A Linksys Desktop Switch

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Four rubber feet help keep the desktop switch in place. That said, in my experience, zip ties or another object are often needed to keep small desktop switches in place, as the weight of four or five Ethernet cables can often pull the lightweight device out of position.

Photos by Erik Eckel for TechRepublic.com

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...

3 comments
neon.moon
neon.moon

please stop placing audio advertisements (nintendo wii) on your articles. it doesn't go over very well at work.

Barry 441
Barry 441

Bad choice of advertising... for this site anyway.

yooper
yooper

The 14th photo with all the LED's reminded me when I work as an assembler at an electronics plant, and we made cuicuit boards for Lanet. :)