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judeobscure
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Join Date: Feb 2005
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2005-03-20, 22:02

What brand of router should I purchase to network the kids crappy Dell to the cable modem? The Dell will have to share the connection with my mini.
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Kickaha
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Join Date: May 2004
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2005-03-20, 22:04

I like the Makita 5" table mount, but my brother swears that a Bosch will last longer in the years ahead.

Oh, sorry, wrong router. Nevermind.

Although the Dell might improve with a little routing...

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FFL
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2005-03-20, 22:09

Netgear or Belkin.
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2005-03-20, 22:14

I dig Makita, but I'm more partial to Milwaukee.


For those other router thingees I really love my Linksys WRT54G.
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Paul
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2005-03-20, 22:15

the cheapest one
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2005-03-20, 22:29

If you want wireless and features like QoS and parental controls, the Linksys WRT54G is excellent, otherwise, whatever, they're all essentially the same.
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Brad
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2005-03-20, 23:03

Off to the Purchasing Advice forum! Begone!
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Kiren
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2005-03-21, 00:53

Depends on what you use, personally I love my Airport Express, but I use wireless on all my machines, obviously if you don't then thats not for you...
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BlueRabbit
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2005-03-21, 01:32

Well, you obviously need a Cisco 12816 router with 1.28 Tbps switching capacity and dual OC-192 uplinks! I just don't see how anybody could live without one!

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