Wireless network for DSL

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Fenris, Nov 30, 2003.

  1. Fenris

    Fenris OSNN Senior Addict

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    Im setting up a wireless network in my house for my 2 computer. right now im running standerd SBC DSL service. i was wondering what router should i buy and also do they come with addapteres for nic cards or do i have to buy them seprate.
     
  2. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    you can get wireless ADSL gateways with wireless cards bundled. Router wise, I have only used NetGear DG814, which has given me no end of hassle with the 4.8 firmware but which runs quite stable at home with the 4.6 so I am really not sure how to rate it. It comes with the 4.4 firmware on it to start with, I really dont recommend upgrading to 4.8 though
    The DG834 has a pretty strong firewall built into it, and DoS and stuff like that. They are pretty easy to setup and get working though.
     
  3. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    You'll need an:

    RF router B (cheaper) or G (faster) class will work since your internet is only 1.5mbps (I'm with SBC too).

    Then the same type (B or G) RF NIC card for each PC. Note the G is usually backward compatible to B.

    Remember to turn on the security option to encrypt your RF or anyone can link into your network.

    Do a search in here for "wireless network" and you should find who has the best ones these days. It changes as the new models come out.
     
  4. Fenris

    Fenris OSNN Senior Addict

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    alright ill have to read a few reviews on them then.
    Thanks for the replies