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Would appreciate advices from what type of routers work

by jordand123 / June 24, 2006 4:01 PM PDT

Hi, I am trying to decide what to purchase on routers. I am also debating if the router will work for SBC/AT&T. Can anyone tell me what kind of routers/type routers will work for SBC?
Thanks, I appreciate the help

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A router's a router. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 24, 2006 11:18 PM PDT

They all work the same, basically, if you're talking about broadband. SBC/Yahoo!/AT&T offers DSL. Pick one that fits your needs, and most if not all routers today will have wireless.

If you just want to do general surfing and email, any good router will suffice. I personally like and use D-link and have for years. Linksys is good also. Just be sure, if possible, that you match vendors with devices. This means a (for example only) D-link router and D-link NICs. Or use all Linksys. I've found that devices from one vendor are usually more compatable with each other.

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Thanks
by jordand123 / June 25, 2006 3:02 AM PDT

Alright! Thanks a lot Wayne! Great help.

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Quite welcome. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 25, 2006 3:50 AM PDT
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and when you get it set up you can build a home network and share files and printers. Makes it nice.

Happy surfing.

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by jordand123 / June 25, 2006 10:50 AM PDT
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Do you know what kind of routers that don't disconnect while you are surfing/playing on games?

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by jordand123 / June 25, 2006 2:29 PM PDT
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Anyone know????

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None of them will. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 25, 2006 9:10 PM PDT
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if you're set up correctly. There are specific settings on the router and the ports for gaming, voice, web-cams, etc. Just get a good router and follow the set-up instructions.

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