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Thanks for the tips guys. I'll look into this powerline stuff.

Is there any worry about security for using a powerline setup like random people connecting to the wireless of it? Is it possible to turn off the wireless feature on them?

Would this one be fine if i connect one point to the modem by ethernet and the other by ethernet to my PC? No wirelees devices will be used.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=200_1348&products_id=16992

No, the powerline is not "Wireless"

It connects through the cables already in your walls. Your power lines.
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No, the powerline is not "Wireless"

It connects through the cables already in your walls. Your power lines.

Doesn't it also have the ability to provide as a wireless access point?
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Two of the same card will make no difference. Look for a WIFI card that has removable antennas and then you can upgrade them to longer range antennas or higher strength.
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Doesn't it also have the ability to provide as a wireless access point?
Some do. Some don't
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I manned up and ran cat5 cable through my attick. I now have 4 ports in 2x2 keystones in every room.

I also left a WAP above every major room.
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I manned up and ran cat5 cable through my attick. I now have 4 ports in 2x2 keystones in every room.

I also left a WAP above every major room.
biggrin.gif I just have a Cat6 cable going from my hub on my main floor up to my computer room on the upstairs floor. Its a nice blue cord that whenever someone comes over they go. "What is that cable for?"
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I manned up and ran cat5 cable through my attick. I now have 4 ports in 2x2 keystones in every room.

I also left a WAP above every major room.
biggrin.gif I just have a Cat6 cable going from my hub on my main floor up to my computer room on the upstairs floor. Its a nice blue cord that whenever someone comes over they go. "What is that cable for?"

You should take that cable.... and shove it up your...

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