USB cable use to connect two computers
The type of USB cable which is used to connect two computers directly is called Bridged USB cable. It is available in two different USB standards. They are USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 ,
The difference of standard is based on the speed of data transfer. In USB 1.1 the data transfer speed is 12 Mbps and that in USB 2.0 is 480 Mbps. It is very important to note that no other USB cables are designed for the purpose of connecting two computers directly. Using wrong USB cables to connect two computers may harm the USB ports of your computers.
Modes of working of Bridge cable
The bridged USB cable works in two different modes. They are
1. Link mode
2. Network Mode
In link mode two computers are connected through the bridged USB cable and the file sharing is enabled. In network mode multiple computers are connected and in addition to the file sharing the Internet too shared.
So it is very important to note that using wrong USB cables may harm your computer. So you should use Bridge USB cables to connect two computers directly.
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