Can I use these outlets for an ethernet cable?

layer7nat

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Plz can i use any of these for ethernet im tired of packet loss, im on wireless because my router is downstairs so can i use any of these. My router is a 2 in 1 modem router or whatever it is and it is plugged into the wall with a cable like that white cable the circular one that you have to screw in. I can't drill because im renting so help me out plz

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RealBeast

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It really depends if the cabling was done properly to the data cable port. Pull the cover off and see if there are 8 wires attached and try to figure out where the cable goes -- often the cables just dead end somewhere, and you can help determine that with an inexpensive cable tester.

But as a renter the most reliable approach would be to buy a pair of AV2-1000/1200 powerline adapters like one of THESE.
 

RealBeast

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It really depends if the cabling was done properly to the data cable port. Pull the cover off and see if there are 8 wires attached and try to figure out where the cable goes -- often the cables just dead end somewhere, and you can help determine that with an inexpensive cable tester.

But as a renter the most reliable approach would be to buy a pair of AV2-1000/1200 powerline adapters like one of THESE.
 

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