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post #1 of 17
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Just like the title says i am a NOOB with a Linksys E4200 that I got from a friend and I was just wondering what can i do to make best use of this router? when it comes to this type of thing i have no idea what i am doing... please help me i want to be able to use this router to its full potential!
    
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What exactly are you trying to do?
You only really need to configure an SSID and WPA2 with long passphrase.

Everything else should take care of itself.
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Have you given the User manual a go? Lots of information about what you can do with that router in their.
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well my main thing was is there any special setting that i can make or set up so that my internet is running at its full potential i will look at the user manual as well
    
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Out of the box it will be able to saturate your WAN connection speed for wired clients (probably wireless too if you don't have some crazy 50 mbps+ plan).
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post #6 of 17
Make sure your getting the 300mbps on the devices that you are running so you can get full speeds. Two put on Wireless Encryption: WPA2-PSK with AES encryption. There's not much else. Great router BTW jealous since I only got a Netgear WNDR3700
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what is the best way that i can test to see if i am getting what i want? e.g. Speedtest?
    
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post #9 of 17
what exactly do you want to do?

as stated before, unless you have an insanely fast connection your wireless speeds will not be slowed down.

i second ddwrt.
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post #10 of 17
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there is nothing really specific that i want to do but more rather just make sure i have set everything up to its best capability.
ddwrt has been suggest i will download that but will have no idea how to use it...
is there anyway i can test for a insanely fast internet connection as well?
    
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