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Suggestion For A Wireless Router

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#1 senorcondimento


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Posted 28 May 2008 - 03:04 PM

I am looking to purchase a wireless router in the near future. I was wondering if anyone could suggest one that is not expensive or maybe give me some specs to look for in a good wireless router. Thanks!

A little background info:

The laptops connecting to the wireless have windows xp pro.
The ISP is comcast.
Would like to get a router with a good range, so the wireless could be picked up in three rooms.

Edited by senorcondimento, 28 May 2008 - 03:04 PM.

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#2 andrewp730


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Posted 28 May 2008 - 03:09 PM

How about this one
it uses Wireless N, which is the newest one out there.
If you don`t have a N reciever then go for this one

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:22 PM

This is the one i've been using for over a year with not one issue.


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#4 nmdamgud


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Posted 29 May 2008 - 03:09 AM

since we're on the subject (i'm in the market for a new router as well; there are 3 desk-top computers and 2 laptops in our house!), are there any cable modem/routers out there besides the motorola sbg900?? the reviews on it are not that great...and it's a bit pricey for "not great". i'd happily spend more for a GOOD one...but if there isn't a decent one out there, then i guess we'll just go the router route (did NOT mean to make a "pun"...lol). it would certainly be nice to have both the modem and router in one package...but i'm not going to sacrifice good performance just to save less than a square foot of space.

thanx for the input!

#5 wannabeadmin141


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Posted 29 May 2008 - 03:47 PM

what ever happened to the good ol' fashion Linksys wrt54g?? easy to configure and gives you all the best options for security: wep,wpa,mac address filtering,etc....

configure the device with the info below:


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