windows and its network odditys

hi peoples,

i just got a call asking if windows xp requires a standard 8pin network cable? to explain…

theres a 4 pin network cable installed between a cable modem and a computer. it works fine under win2000 but under xp it doesnt.

can any explain why?


If the cable worked under win2k then it will work under XP. The problem is probably the way XP has been set up - or not as the case may be. It won’t be the cable.

the problem turned out to be the modem not authenticating against the machine name and the workgroup name… talk about wierd