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belkin yuck puke.gif glad I went all asus......gonna keep both of my 54Gs though....still good routers......only wish they came in gigabit frown.gif
    
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I hadn't either until about a year ago when I was doing research on a wireless card for my rig. The Card was great, no issues, awesome software, so when my WRT54G2 was dying (it never was that great to begin with) I jumped on a TP-link Router (this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=33-704-038&IsVirtualParent=1) . After almost a year, I would never switch back

This is my wireless router, it's pretty good smile.gif
    
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belkin yuck puke.gif glad I went all asus......gonna keep both of my 54Gs though....still good routers......only wish they came in gigabit frown.gif

I was considering an ASUS router, but I've pretty much sworn off anything ASUS if at all possible after personally dealing with and reading so many other people's stories about their laughable support and RMA departments. Once my monitor and mobo get phased out, that's it. Bu-bye ASUS.
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post #34 of 49
I knew about this already...

and I know to avoid linksys routers now... because I have a belkin router and I hate it.

Looks like it's only Netgear or Trendnet for me.
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post #35 of 49
Now we have garbage merging with garbage. Cisco has done nothing but trash the Linksys brand. Cisco doesn't have many decent products available to small businesses or consumers. The story is different on the enterprise level, though.
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I am still rocking my Linksys E4200 V1. The last known "high end" router from them that allows 3rd party firmware. Tomato and DD-WRT for example. Router has been a rock solid beast for the 2 years I have owned it.
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Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post

Surprised it took this long, they've been talking about this for quite sometime.

This.
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Ugh... at least Cisco knew how to do networking, even if their consumer-sector practices were atrocious. Belkin is just as bad of a company, with absolutely no good products in any market ever.

This as well.
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Everyone better hold onto their Linksys WRT54G. frown.gif

Agreed. One of the best products out there. That was when Linksys actually had good products.
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I've been rocking Tomato on a WRT54GL for coming up on 5 years now. As well as it has treated me, I have to say I'm ready to move beyond B/G now.
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I've been rocking a WRT54GL for the past six years, hopefully Belkin does good things with the Linksys technology and name.
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the word belkin makes me cringe. surprisingly, i have never experienced linksys routers. went from belkin to netgear and now tp link. i've been using my tp link router almost 3 years strong with no hiccups. will definitely pick me up another tp link if the one i have dies. though their latest routers are really fugly looking.
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