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How can I set my router so that if I'm gaming it will give me most of the bandwidth if others are using the internet connection?

I have a Linksys WRT54G.
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Bypass your router >_>
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Bypass your router >_>
I think he needs a bit of a walkthrough >.<
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I think he needs a bit of a walkthrough >.<
erm yes a walkthrough would be nice, kinda new to the networking scene lol
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same question, same router, any tips for wireless?
    
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Tip for wireless:

Don't game on wireless.
    
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Tip for wireless:

Don't game on wireless.
Ftw

But wireless really isn't that horrible if you have a decent router. At school we have routers all across campus, and we hardly ever lose connection due to a hardware/software failure from the school infrastructure.

I have never lost signal at home, but my Netgear's flashing blue light makes me want to harm something.

There should be a setting to throttle traffic to all MAC addresses but yours. I know our tech guys at school do that, and I've read about it before. I think I shall experiment with my lappy now.
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Tip for wireless:

Don't game on wireless.
it's fast enuf as long as tons of people don't get on my connection lol

But there is a mac address filter...but it's only to limit who can join the network. I'll dig around some more in the settings k.
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k so I found this..

But now I need to figure out what ports my games use....


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www.portforward.com should have lists of ports that the games you play use.


well id like to NOT game on wireless, however it is my only option at this point. besides, there are only 2 computers using the internet anyway, one wired, one wireless.
    
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