Creating a Small LAN Tags: LAN Routers LAN Internet Switch Belkin Networking Last response: October 1, 2010 8:22 PM in Networking Share asbshyam October 1, 2010 7:40:34 PM Hi, I currently have two pcs, Belkin 8 Port 10/100 Switch One http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=136537, one internet modem/SOHO router with 4 LAN ports. I need to connect the modem and the pcs to the switch and share files, internet. What kind of cable should I use for --- Pc to belkin switch? SOHO Router to swich? Crossover or straight? A friend of mine said that both straight or crossover will work as the switch/PC LAN Card can autosense the medium, is that true?? More about : creating small lan riser October 1, 2010 8:22:00 PM Auto-MDIx (I think) is what will do the auto-detecting. Stick with regular straight patch cables. Crossover cables are pretty much done and cost more to purchase. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcreating a small form factor pc Forum SolvedCreating a new server/office network for a small office with large data requirements Forum Creating a small local area network Forum Solvedfeasibility of two LAN networks with different ISP on same hardware in small office Forum SolvedSwitch for a small LAN party. Forum Help using hostel lan with a router without creating a new lan Forum Small lan party.. Get together.. need games Forum SolvedSmall business LAN and wireless networks not cooperating Forum Steps of creating a network in a small office Forum SolvedHow to create small wireless bridge Forum Small system for Lan Party, £400-500 Forum Creating small office network Forum Trying to build a small home server for file sharing, media sharing and lan based minecraft server. Forum Creating LAN gaming system for deployment. Forum SolvedCreate a small PC using parts from an Old Laptop? Forum Creating hotspot by tapping into wired LAN Forum Creating new LAN connection Forum Small Business LAN set uo Forum How to unstall LAN into my small computer Forum Small notebook for light gaming/lan parties and travel Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !