CompTIA Network Exam Practice Questions Sample N10-007 Q42

A technician is setting up a direct connection between two older PCs so they can communicate but not be on the corporate network. The technician does not have access to a spare switch but does have spare Cat 6 cables, RJ-45 plugs, and a crimping tool. The technician cuts off one end of the cable. Which of the following should the technician do to make a crossover cable before crimping the new plug?

A. Reverse the wires leading to pins 1 and 2
B. Reverse the wires leading to pins 1 and 3
C. Reverse the wires leading to pins 2 and 3
D. Reverse the wires leading to pins 2 and 4

Correct Answer: D