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How to connect Ethernet(RJ45) cable to DSL port of the modem

  • DSL
  • Modem
  • Cable
  • Networking
Last response: in Networking
August 8, 2010 8:21:34 AM

Hi All,

I have a wireless modem with 6 ports(1 DSL port,1 VOIP port & 4 LAN ports) but the cable that carries my internet connection has RJ45 plug(This is what he told when i asked him)..

I want to set up wirelss connection with the above mentioned i tried to insert my internet cable into the DSL port of the router but it does not fit...

Can any body tell me what should i do?

Is there any converter available for Ethernet cable to DSl port...

Please help..

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August 8, 2010 9:56:49 AM

No. To connect to a modem, you need a router designed for use with a separate modem.

The best bet is to buy one of those -- or to remove the present modem if you can and replace its function with the on-board DSL modem in your present router.