convert RJ45 to RJ11

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 Question by phylippa levine posted 08 Dec 2005
 convert RJ45 to RJ11
I am trying to connect a PC to an existing network, however the PC does not have an RJ45 port, only an RJ11 port. Can I convert RJ45 to RJ11, and if so what type of adapter/converter woudl I need to use?
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 10 Dec 2005
Dear phylippa,

These are two completely different signals and will not work and could damage your equipment if attempted. If this is a desktop type PC you will need a network adapter card installed with the proper software. If this is a laptop type PC you will need either a PCMICA or USB network adapter (depending on your current equipment) as well the proper software drivers.

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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