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Want to use dial-up but computer does not have a phone jack

Discussion in 'Networking' started by abcwex, Jul 24, 2009.

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  1. abcwex

    abcwex Thread Starter

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    I want to access the internet via dial-up, but my computer does not have a phone jack -- it has only ethernet and usb ports. Is there an adapter I can use to connect my computer to my phone line (standard, non-BT)?

    Many thanks.
     
  2. carlitostsu

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    Do an online search for:
    RJ45 to RJ11 adapter.
     
  3. zx10guy

    zx10guy Trusted Advisor

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    You cannot simply use a wiring adapter to make this work. When you are talking about doing dial up, you have to get a modem to convert the comms to a series of analog signals which can propagate over a PSTN infrastructure. You can purchase USB modems for this purpose or purchase drop in PCI modems.
     
  4. carlitostsu

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    agreed, sorry about that abc
     
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