Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Pop Quiz: One NIC, One Router, 4 ports on each...

25 May 2010   #1
xarden

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 
Pop Quiz: One NIC, One Router, 4 ports on each...

A particular network card has 4 ethernet ports.
It also has a uplink/downlink physical switch on the back.

So pop quiz...
What are the benefits, if any, of plugging each port into each port on the back of a single modem/router.

The modem/router also has 4 ethernet ports, an adsl, and wireless lan.

Let's assume the cables are cross-overs.
Let's also assume the switch is in the downlink position.
Let's further assume we all know the quote regarding assumptions.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
25 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xarden View Post
A particular network card has 4 ethernet ports.
It also has a uplink/downlink physical switch on the back.

So pop quiz...
What are the benefits, if any, of plugging each port into each port on the back of a single modem/router.

The modem/router also has 4 ethernet ports, an adsl, and wireless lan.

Let's assume the cables are cross-overs.
Let's also assume the switch is in the downlink position.
Let's further assume we all know the quote regarding assumptions.
For wlan, none. For Lan, faster transfers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Pop Quiz: One NIC, One Router, 4 ports on each...




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
This is a tough one - ports dont work after a router change with LAN
i have 2 window 7 PC's connected by a router / modem . I run an application within the LAN only that lets a mouse move between the 2 PC's when i changed the router this app no longer works. Windows firewall is off. If disconnected my other firewall, same thing the porrts the application...
Network & Sharing
Inquire about adding NIC ports to combined cable modem/Router
Recentally purchased Motorola SBG6580 Gig cable modem/router combined. With comes with 4 NIC ports, I was wondering if is was possible to put a 4 or 5 Nic port hub n this is give me extra NIC ports? or any insight on what I would need to do to get extra ports to use. Thanks in advance.
Hardware & Devices
Front USB ports not working, but rear USB ports work…
This is a brand new custom built PC for web browsing for a motel lobby. Win7 Home Premium AMD A4-3300 Llano MSI A55M-P33 FM1 Rosewill FBM-02 MicroATX Mini Tower Running latest BIOS and latest drivers downloaded directly from manufacturer's website. I tried switching between all 3...
Hardware & Devices
Router ports won't open
Heya! So, i've been hosting games for a while but i don't know what happened, after i try to port forward router ports they just won't open :O. Yeh, as i go to Open Port Check Tool it says ''Error: I could not see your service on 62.**.***.*** on port (*****) Reason: Connection timed out'' ...
Network & Sharing
A Quiz
I thought that it was about time we had another quiz. So here goes. ;) 1. Why do we sometimes call actors thespians ? 2. In what year was the King's Cross fire ? 3. What is the real name of Boris Karloff ? 4. Who was England's goalkeeper for the 1966 World Cup ? 5. Who invented the Spinning...
Chillout Room
How To Get More Ports From My Router
I have three computers (win 7on one and two on xp) My hook up is Modem to a Router. (Linksys 4 port) It comes out of my router to a 6 port expansion board where is wired to different room”s of my house. Using all 6 ports. Since I only have outlets ports from my router,It feeds 4 ports on...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:35.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App