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post #2 of (permalink) Old 2015-01-18, 11:15 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Winnipeg
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As I understand it, you have a fast internet speed package with a cable or DSL provider, and you want a simple, easy-to-set-up wireless router. If so, you are going about this the wrong way.

First, figure out who your ISP is, what speed package you have, and what type of modem your ISP provided you with. Your ISP will have provided you with a modem compatible with your speed tier. Use that modem.

Some modems have built-in wireless routers. If yours doesn't, go to Future Shop and buy a wireless router (not a modem/router). Consumer routers are cheap, easy to configure, and have more features and better value-for-money than buying a modem/router. Depending on the complexity of your network, you may even be able to perform a "one-button setup" from your new wireless router.
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