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How to Delete Cable in Packet Tracer


How to Delete Cable in Packet Tracer

Deleting cables in the Cisco Packet Tracer is a simple yet essential task for network configuration and troubleshooting. This guide will walk you through the steps to efficiently How to Delete Cable in Packet Tracer, helping you maintain a clean and functional network simulation. Ideal for networking students and professionals alike.

First, open your network project in Packet Tracer. Identify the cable you wish to delete. Cables can be recognized by their connections between devices such as routers, switches, and PCs.

Then I took a Router and a PC and made a connection between them with a console cable. Please see the screenshot below.

How to Delete Cable in Cisco Packet Tracer

Figure: Console Cable

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Figure: Router and PC connect with a console cable

How to Delete Cable in Packet Tracer 

Now I want to remove this cable from the Router and PC. So I will teach you how to remove cable in Cisco packet tracer.

1.   Select the Delete Tool: On the upper left-hand side of the toolbar, click on the 'Delete' tool, which is represented by a left arrow inside the "X" symbol .

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Figure: Deleting Tool

2. Click on the Delete Tool: With the delete tool selected, click on the cable you want to remove. When you click on the Delete tool the mouse icon will look like “X” and The center of “X” will be spherical.

3. Confirm Deletion: The cable should disappear from the network diagram, indicating it has been successfully deleted. Then the Router and PC have no connection as the cable has been removed.

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Figure: Cable has been removed from Router and PC

If you mistakenly delete a cable, you can quickly undo the action by pressing `Ctrl + Z` or selecting 'Undo' from the Edit menu.

Deleting cables is a straightforward process but essential for maintaining and modifying your network design. Regularly cleaning up unused or incorrect connections helps keep your network simulations accurate and efficient. With this guide, you now know how to remove cable in Cisco packet tracer, making your network management tasks simpler and more effective.

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