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I'm trying to setup a network between my two pc's with a router. The router is Ontop of one of the pc's across the room and the other is joines by a 5m USB extension to the router, everytime I plug in the USB Extension to the other PC it gets shut off, is it too much of a power drain?

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I thought USB routers were for devices, not PC connecting, which is by network stuff (NIC). I know squat but I'd guess you're connecting 5 volts on one PC to 5 volts on the other PC through the router, which trips the 5v current limit on USB of the PC.

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However it works Iv'e got it to work, for some odd reason it works if you connect it to the other end 1st, but I now have a new problem with my FDD, when I click A: in Windows it sais please insert a disk even if there is one in there, but the FDD Read light stays permanantley on, Whats happening?

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