What Kind Of Router

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edgar818

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I just fixed up a computer in my bedroom and i want to know what kind of a router i need to get. My current internet is 3mb dsl, and if i get a wireless router that is at 54mb or something will that be good enough or will the speed get slower. I dont know much abuot router so please help me out.
 
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Any of the wireless Routers availabe in stores or on line will do what you want to do . The Older B versions (11 Mps) will operate at 4 to 9 Mps, which is faster than your internet connection. The G versions ( 64Mps ) will probably alow you to be further from the router and are not much more expensive than the older B versions.

You will need a wireless adaptor on the pc also . . although any brand adaptor will work with any brand router, you will likely find the best price buying both together.

See this article for guides to setting up a wireless network.
 

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I'd forget about the 801.11b models, because there's no real price penalty to buy the faster 802.11g models nowadays. Make sure your router and your wireless adapter support WPA-PSK security, and you'll be all set.
 
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Look in Device Manager . . Right CLick on My Computer .. select Manage . . then Device Manager . . expand the Network Adaptor line and see what is in there.

I agree with John by the way . .
 
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