LAN Problem - Please Help !

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    joydeep9932

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    I am trying to setup a network in my home with a 5 port D-Link network switch, UTP Cat5 and 3 windows pc (Win7 And XP). I have 2 small cables and one 15 meter network cable. My network is too slow. I think the main:( prob is my "15 meter network cable". Any solution ?
     
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    NakedGam3r

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    I'm not sure what the conversion is from meters to feet, but Cat5e cabling is good to 300 feet roughly before it starts to attenuate. I've heard of it going further, and I've also heard it shouldn't go any further that 280 feet.

    Does the 5 port switch have any specs? If its old it might only support 10 Mbps.

    -Gam3r
     
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    What r u calling too slow. Copy a 5gb dataset from one PC to another and tell us how long it takes. Since you are in windows it should also give you the mb/s.

    I always set my NIC to the maximum speed and duplex (i.e. 1GB Full)in the netowrk card settings to reduce overhead. If the network switch has the capability I do it there too. not usually if it is a home switch, but I have had a few that were capable.
     
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    it's 15 Meters = 49.21500 Feet.
    what is he prob. ????
     
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    What is the model of the network switch?
     
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