Networking

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...