Can I plug my ethernet cable into my router into my phone jack?
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Just to clarify. Contrary to what itwizz said, there is never any reason to plug a phone line into a router. If you are still running dial-up or DSL, then you would plug the phone line into a MODEM, not a router. If you already have internet access you should have a modem, all you would have to do is connect an ethernet cable from the modem to your router, then another cord from the router to your 360, then set up Live. IrishWang - 8 years ago
No. The phone line and ethernet lines are a different type of cable system. Phone jacks are RJ-11 and ethernet is RJ-45. Not only are the connections different sizes, but they are also wired differently. IrishWang - 8 years ago
The router has to be plugged in to the phone line or you'd get no Internet access but the ETHERNET cable can ONLY be plugged into either the router or a computer with Internet Connection Sharing enabled. itwizz (Expert) - 8 years ago
Ok thanks. FireFox_814 - 8 years ago
Please close this now it has been answered. itwizz (Expert) - 8 years ago
You're better of asking this here: www.pcpitstop.com or in the PC answers forums as you are asking a very technical question.
Please close this question and repost in one of the forums. itwizz (Expert) - 8 years ago
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