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The safest wireless router for your home network

Connect to the Internet safely and protect your home network with the most secure router around. ZoneAlarm® Secure Wireless Router Z100G uses technology that Fortune 500 companies depend on to deliver uncompromising protection, connectivity and power.
• Industrial strength protection for your home network
• Blazing fast 108 Mps connection speeds
• Powerful range extends coverage up to 300 meters
• Print-server, VPN remote access that encrypts data during transmission, and more


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Now the real question is:

Will this allow me to load steam servers without having it panic and basically shutdown like every other router I've ever used. Ever.

And who needs 300m range? I mean its bad enough having neighbors stealing your internet, but its scary to think of your entire block having access to your internet...
    
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Not bad for $150, but not:
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The safest wireless router for your home network

There are much better devices (obviously for more.)

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Now the real question is:

Will this allow me to load steam servers without having it panic and basically shutdown like every other router I've ever used. Ever.

And who needs 300m range? I mean its bad enough having neighbors stealing your internet, but its scary to think of your entire block having access to your internet...
300M would be great for people that have really large backyards I guess
If you set it up right nobody (undesired) can get on the network.
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if your just doing a business and want to be sucure then this would work pretty damn good.
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300M would be great for people that have really large backyards I guess
If you set it up right nobody (undesired) can get on the network.
Not sure if you realize this, but 300m is nearly 3 football fields long... thats almost as long as an aircraft carrier!
    
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Not sure if you realize this, but 300m is nearly 3 football fields long... thats almost as long as an aircraft carrier!
ROFL I know how long a meter is! Trust me, there are people with lots of land that could use that. It would be a very select few....but still.
To put it in even more perspective.....that's 300m in the radial direction.
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/27/08 at 10:57pm
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300M??! no way.... i dont wanna supply internet access to my whole block or risk anyone breaking in. now, if you can control the distance, it would be nice. I'd set it to like 30 feet.. LOL!
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ROFL I know how long a meter is! Trust me, there are people with lots of land that could use that. It would be a very select few....but still.
To put it in even more perspective.....that's 300m in the radial direction.
Actually its in a spherical direction, which doesn't matter for most people, but if you lived in a 200 storey apartment(if they existed), on the 100th floor building you would be potentially giving free WiFi to everyone in the building. Talk about secure.


This maybe has the potential to be used in like hotels, but they're marketing it as a home network router which is just way over the top.
    
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It's funny... Even the aging Linksys WRT 54G have 300m advertised wireless ranges. And I doubt this can be more secure and more full of features than than my own router (some random router with 3rd party firmware).

For one thing, it's using ZoneAlarm as an internet protection suite. Which means you might find yourself unable to access some basic features of some websites, because ZA finds them harmful. And because it's not in your systray, you can't turn it off at a glance. GG to that.
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It's funny... Even the aging Linksys WRT 54G have 300m advertised wireless ranges.




Linksys doesn't mention anything about range. I have it and I can say that right now I'm getting 60% signal strength with the router literally under 7 feet away in the next room.
    
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