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D-link 108G Wireless Gaming Router (Help/Info) Please.

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Alright, I know its slightly out of date (2005) But I got it for a early X-Mis present from my boss...I'm on dial up but I wanna use it for LAN, And at some point, (When this stupid little hick town gets high speed) For broadcasting some wireless internet...

But my cusen (Y3K) Somehow fried his...
And Ive heard roomers about them dieing or overheating...

Is mine going to die?

And any other little info or facts from peaple who own or have owned them would be useful

And overall I'm not to good with this hole "Router and wireless" Thing, I had a cross over cable before this...

Ive got the LAN and stuff working...Don't understand some things...But its working...and broadcasting a network...so I think that's all good for now...
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Sounds to me like you're fine. By default the router will most likely have DHCP setup (gives computers IP's) and possibly will have wifi enabled. For just setting a cabled LAN all you should need to do is cable your PC's to the router and make sure the LAN connectiosn on the PC are enabled and set to use DHCP. If wifi isnt' enabled by default it'll be easy to figure out hwo to turn it on using the manual.

Routers dont overheat unless they're A) mistreated B) defective. As long as you have the router out in the open so that fresh air can move through it it should be fine.
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Alright cool, Ya I got wifi and everything working, I hosted a Diablo 2 game (Woot!) And My laptops could join and everything,

But that assures me more...I have it right on top of my computer case (Thats on my right on top of the desk) So its broadcasting over the monitor and everything...Airflow should be good there...

Thanx.
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I have the DGL-4300 and love it. I think they have several 108G gaming routers.
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I have the 4300 as well (It slipped my mind to mention)

I love it to...

And ya...I saw a newer one that had a small LCD screen on it and stuff...But I think this one is still pretty up to date
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