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post #11 of 20
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what about: http://cgi.ebay.com/Linksys-Router_W...QQcmdZViewItem
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

these two above mainly due to price, if they are bothe bad what about the ones on the bottom?

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post #12 of 20
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127143

$15.99 after rebate, and Newegg rocks.

Linksys and Netgear are crap. I have never had an issue with D-Link. Plus, that router has wireless built-in. If you don't need it, you should disable it!
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post #13 of 20
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looks good but i dont do rebates. thanks anyway.
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post #14 of 20
Actually although Linksys look like they would suck they do not actually... I have Dlink and Linksys products at home at i find my linksys router better than my dlink one. Also an interesting fact is that Linksys are actually made by cisco because linksys is cisco's SOHO range of products and u cant get much better than cisco...
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post #15 of 20
I was using a Linksys RV042 VPN router for a while, and it was decent. The VPN feature never worked properly, and the DMZ port wasn't configurable in the traditional way (basically useless), but it was really fast and stable. I mostly had issues with all linksys wireless products dropping signal for no reason. Netgear stuff has always worked great, but the hardware dies after a few months. This is just my opinion based on my personal experience(s). Everyone likes their own stuff for their own reasons. Linksys has a very nice user interface, and is perfect for the novice home networking person.

I actually use a Checkpoint appliance at home, because I need VLAN capability and a VPN that actually works properly.
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post #16 of 20
Quote:
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127143

$15.99 after rebate, and Newegg rocks.

Linksys and Netgear are crap. I have never had an issue with D-Link. Plus, that router has wireless built-in. If you don't need it, you should disable it!
I have that one and it's been working great ever since I bought it.
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post #17 of 20
Quote:
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looks good but i dont do rebates. thanks anyway.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833338009

$21.99. No rebate. No wireless. (plus shipping)

It doesn't get much cheaper than that without a rebate!! You might be able to find something cheaper used on eBay, but the seller's probably charging $80 for shipping...
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post #18 of 20
http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...&pfp=feb05sale

Netgear wireless (b) router for $9.99 after instant savings at compusa.
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post #19 of 20
just get a hub...somebody will probly give you one nowadays...LOL
My neighbor gave me one!!!!
Ooops...my bad!!!!
You can get a Belkin at Walmart for pretty cheap (router Wifi)
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One of his reqs was sharing a DSL connection
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