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    Someone recommend a wireless router for my grandma? Shes getting a laptop and will prob want to move around the house. Notta fancy, just for browsing the internets. I know nothing about them as i just use the one the internet provider gives me.



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    Re: Wireless Router

    Anything Netgear. Easy to set-up, no maintenance involved. Just buy the specs so she can use it wherever she wants in her house.



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    I installed a cheapo belkin from walmart for a friend this summer. I was shocked how easy it was to set up (minutes vs. hours back in the bad old days (circa 2004ish). Haven't heard about any problems.


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    I will only buy netgear routers. They actually UPDATE their firmware and add features well after release. Plus they are best and longest lasting routers i've ever owned (I have 3 running right now). Plus, for the price, even the cheap ones have a lot of features (like guest networks, "network sharing" of hard drives plugged into usb port on router, etc).

    One quick note : Never buy D-Link! Worst routers i've ever had in terms of quality, updates, and lifespan.



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    Re: Wireless Router

    If you're looking for something simple that works well you really can't beat: Newegg.com - Linksys WRT54GL Wireless Broadband Router 802.11b/g up to 54Mbps/ Compatible with Open Source DD-WRT (not pre-load)

    Very reliable, easy to set up, good range.



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    Ive been happy with my netgear.



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