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Old 12-26-2006, 05:17 PM   #11
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I just tried adding you to msn.. You didnt accept.........

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Old 12-26-2006, 05:35 PM   #12
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I just tried adding you to msn.. You didnt accept.........

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I did man, was toppin up me glass lol
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Old 12-26-2006, 05:41 PM   #13
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I'd go with Dlink or Linksys. Linksys is a great brand, I have a Linksys router and it hasn't failed yet even here in the summer when the temperature in the house can reach 90+ degrees. I could be wrong but isn't linksys also owned by cisco or somehow affiliated or something?

Here are a few routers I found: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...628108&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...5038&CatId=373

Here's a few adapters:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...033098&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...030268&CatId=0
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:38 PM   #14
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I'd go with Dlink or Linksys. Linksys is a great brand, I have a Linksys router and it hasn't failed yet even here in the summer when the temperature in the house can reach 90+ degrees. I could be wrong but isn't linksys also owned by cisco or somehow affiliated or something?

Here are a few routers I found: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...628108&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...5038&CatId=373

Here's a few adapters:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...033098&CatId=0
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...030268&CatId=0


Ahhh, thanks dude thats very helpfull, now I understand what im looking for
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:47 PM   #15
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The new one out there is wireless N, i'm really happy with my wireless N desktop card, I don't have the wireless N router though, but its always Verygood/excellent and I'm the farthest away from the router(which is G). I think it has a built in wireless booster, and its up to 300mb/s. Ok just looked at the package its up to 1,400 ft. away, thats outdoor environment, but its should still work fine. ALthough they are pricey.

usb adapter: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1157067816971

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USB adapters are generally slower that PCMCIA or PCI devices. Get an adapter actually goes in the computer, or laptop. Will be alot faster than USB..
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:57 PM   #17
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Well at the moment G is the standard, but there is a new one, cant remember the letter...
The newest protocol is Wireless N, but since it is so new and not supported to it's max, it's simply referred to as Draft-N (meaning that there will be future revisions to the "N" protocol.

As for getting networking devices on a budget, this is something I would look into.

By the way, this D-Link wireless adapter is on sale now. I'm so upset about it because they were $19.99 a week ago when I got it for a gift to a friend (with rebate) and now they're $17.99 (with rebate). Well $2 difference is ok I guess. I also have this wireless adapter---too good:

D-Link DWL-G122 IEEE 802.11b/g USB 2.0 High Speed 2.4GHz Wireless Adapter up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-bit WEP WPA—Wi-Fi Protected Access - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127151

Ok now this wireless router is on sale and damn, look at the huge rebate this sucker has!!!! People would be a fool not to jump on this deal!!!!! Oh, I also use to have this wireless router but messing with the firmware locked me out of it--other than that, it worked great:

D-Link DI-524 IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g High Speed Wireless Router - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127143

With everything combined, it's like $30 not including shipping and taxes. It's a great deal for a combo pack.
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Old 12-27-2006, 12:42 AM   #18
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Ahhh, thanks dude thats very helpfull, now I understand what im looking for
no problemo! I still don't get why they need the B, G, N, MIMO, and all that extra junk. Why not stick to one letter and just go from there such as B1, B2, B3 etc. instead of B, G, N etc.? or better yet? just go 1, 2, 3, and so on!
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