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July 5, 2010 at 19:39:19
Specs: Windows 2000
I have a Packard Bell from 1999 would like to know I the

plug where the phone line was in if it can be

changed to an Ethernet plug for lite DSL. Would it be safe?


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July 5, 2010 at 19:49:00
Model882 ID845614101 s#p194023347+
Has CD Rom an CDRW it is working good my sister has Macular Degeneration so I was trying to get one fixed with larger writing for her to use.

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July 5, 2010 at 19:54:31
It does have a floppy drive that is a CDRW drive with a CD Rom. Like I said wanted to know if it would safe to change the plug for Ethernet to hook to it. The other things I do not remember but it still runs good.

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July 5, 2010 at 20:11:01
You can't just change the connector type on your modem,
that wouldn't work You need an ethernet adapter for the

The good news is that ethernet adapters and cheap and
readibly available online. You have to figure out what type of
slot your motherboard has (probably PCI, but maybe
something older). Then you need to buy an ethernet adapter
that fits the motherboard. You might consider taking it to a
local computer shop (not Best Buy) who can open it up,
determine and order the right card, and install it for you.

The cards come as cheap as around $10 to $30.

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