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Stay with old router or switch to new?

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#1 Astrovel


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Posted 06 February 2012 - 04:18 PM

Hi, I have been using a refurbished Linksys WRT160N router for a couple of years and it is now out of warranty. Sometimes it loses it's IP address and we have trouble getting online. My sister sent me a brand new D-Link G WBR-1310 router that she got when she bought a new laptop. She never used it so she gave it to me.

My question is, would I be going back a step or two if I install the D-Link? I don't know if it would be the equivalent of going back from Win XP to Win 98??? I thought if I put a brand new router in, we might get better connections.

I am not fond of Linksys as we had tons of problems just getting it to work initially. Would it be a better move to install the D-Link or stick with what I've got?

Appreciate your feedback.

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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 06 February 2012 - 04:24 PM

Install the new router, and routers are Operating System Independent meaning that that it can handle multiple operating systems.

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