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By pvh ·
Can 2 or more computers establish a reliable network via USB connection? An article would be helpful. I would try it if not for possible short circuit.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Network with USB Cable

no. there might be support for usb in direct cable connection in some versions of windows. as far as i know you cannot do 'network' with usb on pcs.

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by TheChas In reply to Network with USB Cable

You can set up a limited function USB network using a USB data transfer cable.
DO NOT use a standard USB cable or hub!!!

This is similar to the old serial or parallel link cables that were used to sync files between a desktop and a laptop.

It will be slower than a regular network, but will allow you to share files between the 2 PCs.

I do not know if you can share other resources such as printers and internet connections via any data transfer cable.

Chas

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by Rasman In reply to Network with USB Cable

Here is the solution to all of your XP connection issues. Too much info to hammer out so here is the article number.
PSS ID Number: 814982
Enjoy!
Ras.

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by fenaikh In reply to Network with USB Cable

Hi
There are limitation of using USB for network since some old Operating system don not support USB technology such as DOS NT.
to get more info pls visit the folowing page and there are more info about USb prodocts in this site too.

USB Cable Networking : Introduction
http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/usbmain.htm
for short:
http://tinyurl.com/t6hp

Good luck

Mohamed

Note:
plase remove any spaces or any char such as %20 when you copy the URL.

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