Re: Buying a router, need help please!
Odds are just a switch won't do it. He needs something to assign the IP addresses and usually the modem does not do that. A basic Wireless G router should do you just fine. The line from your modem will go into the "Internet" or "WAN" port on the router (the name varries by companies). Then run the cable that came with the router from any of the other open ports on the router the the desktop.
Most modern routers come with a setup CD to help with the wireless setup if this is not something you are comfortable doing yourself.
As for brands, stick with either D-link or linksys.
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