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    Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    So my 2 oldest kids got new laptops this morning for Christmas. Alas, they don't seem to play well with our admittedly old wireless router. So it's time for a new router methinks. We've got a MacBook, laptops, iPad, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii - pretty much the gamut of wireless devices. I don't need anything fancy as I'm not knowledgeable enough to micromanage our wireless network. I just need something that will provide good security and plays well with a variety of devices. Does anybody have any suggestions for a good value router that will work with multiple devices?



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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    So my 2 oldest kids got new laptops this morning for Christmas. Alas, they don't seem to play well with our admittedly old wireless router. So it's time for a new router methinks. We've got a MacBook, laptops, iPad, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii - pretty much the gamut of wireless devices. I don't need anything fancy as I'm not knowledgeable enough to micromanage our wireless network. I just need something that will provide good security and plays well with a variety of devices. Does anybody have any suggestions for a good value router that will work with multiple devices?
    Just got a D-Link DIR-645 three days ago. It was recommended by the IT guys that work at my brother's company. Works perfectly. It was $89 at Office Depot. I had gotten a new Belkin about a month ago and it caused me no end of problems. It was a piece of trash so I replaced it with the D-Link.



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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    Linksys, never had problems getting great signal no matter what the device you are trying to connect.



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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    2nd linksys. Have had one for years and it works great.



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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    I support Linksys also. No problems except whem they burn out.


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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    Fan of Linksys. It's range extends into my apartment's parking lot - with ease.


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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    whether you get a new router or perhaps a new access point, make sure it is wireless N for the greatest throughput.



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    Re: Suggestions for a new wireless router?

    Buy a dual band from a good company.... Cisco, D Link, Asus makes a great one now also.



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