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post #21 of 40
When you pick out the one router you like, after you have installed the software, make sure you use WPA2 as security and set up a long password that would be hard to guess and write it down some where and keep it safe.

If you are wondering what WPA2 stands for, well here it is:
WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) provides network administrators with a high level of assurance that only authorized users can access the network. Based on the ratified IEEE 802.11i standard, WPA2 provides government grade security by implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Edited by Captain1337 - 5/4/11 at 9:48pm
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post #22 of 40
These are pretty good routers:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124344

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124413

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122326&Tpk=WNDR3700

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122273&Tpk=WNDR3300

Any of these would be good.
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post #23 of 40
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Linksys E2500 vs NETGEAR WNDR3400 ($79). I think that is what I'm willing to spend for now.
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post #24 of 40
Since they are so identical, go for the Linksys E2500.
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post #25 of 40
i have a cisco e3000 and it works great
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post #26 of 40
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Originally Posted by inmate;13387429 
NETGEAR WNDR3400

I vote this one, if only because the big brother is so fabulous. And to think I used to be a Linksys fanboy.
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post #27 of 40
I seen a lot of people recommend the D-link 655. Its wireless N and has gigabit. I'm planning on getting one myself, but its cheaper on amazon btw. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127215&Tpk=dlink%20655
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post #28 of 40
The WNDR3700 and above to me is better than any linksys and most of its new E series. The highest model in the E range though lacks control though. It doesn't let you control the router as much.
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post #29 of 40
All that matters now is to just pick a router from the above list that we gave you, do you have a budget you are on?
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post #30 of 40
Can anyone care to explain the difference between WPA-personal, WPA-2-personal, WPA-enterprise, WPA-2-enterprise?
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