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What non-wireless router do I need?

by Denise0209 / June 26, 2010 3:04 AM PDT

I want to connect my 52" Samsung 1080p HD TV to a router connected to my computer in order to be able to receive In-Demand movies and shows that are available to me through my DirecTV connection, I would appreciate anyone's advice on which type of router I need and how to make the connections. My computer and TV are in separate rooms. I do not want the wireless method. I also would like to keep it simple and on the less expensive end. Thank you!

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You will pay more for non-wireless.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 26, 2010 3:13 AM PDT

I was out shopping and see the non-wifi routers cost more.

Why not get a wifi router and in the menu turn off the radio in the router?
Bob

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by Denise0209 / June 26, 2010 6:35 AM PDT

Thanks Bob but I'm not interested in going wi-fi.

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Which is why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 26, 2010 7:05 AM PDT
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You just turn it off in the router. Of course you can find these without the wifi but when I looked early this morning the router with no wifi was 10 bucks more. Your money.
Bob

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House wiring
by RazorMaker / June 26, 2010 7:50 AM PDT

I use a network system that connects my computers through the electrical wiring of my house. The same company has multimedia connectors. You can plug one box into an outlet near your computer and another one next to your TV. You'll need audio and video output from the computer. It's no-brainer stuff, doesn't require extra software, etc. And the tech is portable: you can buy a box for each TV in your house, and if you are American, that means one for the kitchen, garage, bathrooms, bedrooms, attic, den, entryway, doghouse, mailbox....

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