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Router - Wired or Wireless?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Nothingface, Feb 28, 2005.

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  1. Nothingface

    Nothingface Thread Starter

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    I'm planning on buying a router to share my dsl connection. I've been thinking on getting a wireless since I won't have to mess with cables..but at the same time, I dont know if wireless will be a problem if one pc is upstairs and the other downstars. I have never used a wireless so I don't know their typical range. Another thing is..will I need a 11mb or 54mb? We won't be doing many transferring of files between computers..we're just going to share the dsl connection.

    If anyone has experience using a particular wireless router, post what's good and what to stay away from. I'm currently considering the Netgear MR814NA.
     
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    Well, wireless is not as secured as wired, but if you are going wireless, i would suggest 8011g wireless.
     
  3. mattb19us

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    How far distance wise are the two computers going to be? If in the same room, then go with wired. If not go with wireless, and go with the .11g
     
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