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Hi there, sorry to hear you're having trouble,
The short answer is that this will not work.
You have the wrong product,
what you are trying to do isn't going to work because the splitter is not meant to share a single ip address, it is meant to share 2 ip addresses over a single cable
what you need is a network switch
that will allow the existing single cable to be shared with multiple devices in the other room
TRENDnet TE100-S5 5-Port Ethernet (click for link)
I am glad to spend $15 stop wasting my time.
You're very welcome, have a great day! By the way, I'm sure you can return the unneeded splitter to amazon and get it exchanged for the proper switch.
Thanks. We are done.