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Confused between 3 wifi Routers, please help on buying.

by rakeshz / March 29, 2013 2:39 AM PDT
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Based on my Netgear 3800 experience.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 29, 2013 2:53 AM PDT

I got it to work after I read advice to go back a firmware version. I see new firmware but why did it take them months? Sorry, I'd remove netgear.

My neighbor had too many problems with the Cisco models so by removing those names we are left with the Belkin.

Even Belkin has had issues in the past such as http://www.michaelhanscom.com/eclecticism/2003/11/07/belkin-routers-hijacking-websurfing/ but that's a decade ago and they corrected this and learned their lesson from what I can tell.
Bob

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try
by AbhigyanM / March 29, 2013 6:34 PM PDT

try
ASUS DSL-N10E

i've been using this from last 8 months have not encountered even a single problem till date .. the range i quite good too !

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Routers
by grimlock28 / April 2, 2013 3:06 AM PDT

While you cannot go wrong with Cisco or Netgear , you should relly also include Dlink Routers.
Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router

DIR-860L

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Actually you can go wrong with those names.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2013 3:21 AM PDT
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Cisco has some models that are pretty poor in coverage. And Netgear had that issue for months about connections with Apple products. My advice is to return defects rather than try to work with the makers.
Bob

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