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Wi-Fi routers

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#1 MOTHER808


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Posted 04 January 2009 - 11:56 PM

Is there any difference between routers provided the ISP's and the ones that you might buy at Target or Best Buy?

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#2 Sneakycyber


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Posted 05 January 2009 - 05:41 AM

Just the rental fee the ISP may charge you. Also a few Service providers only allow their hardware to be used. Other than that they all do the same thing. Depending on the technology (802.11 B/G/ Draft N) an aftermarket router may give you longer range and better reception.
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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:49 AM

Also, some ISPs like to put passwords on them which limit you from using some of its features, such as port forwarding, etc .

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