go wireless ?

  jarani 21:12 09 Aug 2006
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has anyone got experience of click here

they appear to offer to supply the hardware installed and guaranteed for 12 months - integrated secure ADSL modem, firewall & router + PCI/PC card/ USB for from £70

it may be of interest to some folk - would that be a good value ? - jarani

  jarani 21:40 09 Aug 2006

FE - should this be in networking please ? -jarani

  ade.h 22:33 09 Aug 2006

You're in the right place, as it's a retailer question. I have never used that company and don't know of anyone who has, but....

What is it really offering? Network equipment is very easy to set up and you have a guarantee plus your consumer rights regardless of what you purchase. It is not really worth the extra outlay when a fully-featured router such as a 3Com can be bought with a bundled USB adapter for around £45.

  jarani 23:33 09 Aug 2006

ade.h - can you please point me to a website - jarani

  beeuuem 01:17 10 Aug 2006

For one click here

  ade.h 13:49 10 Aug 2006

Dabs or Novatech (good tech specs) or Misco.

  ade.h 15:15 10 Aug 2006

Did you want any specific model recommendations, by the way?

  jarani 22:40 12 Aug 2006

ade.h - yes please - jarani

  ade.h 23:09 12 Aug 2006

For ADSL, I would recommend click here, click here, click here (ignore the mixed reviews - I have used loads of these) or if you want something really top-draw click here

If you need a USB adapter, the first product is available in a bundle with a very good PCMCIA click here or USB click here. Otherwise, I would suggest that you take as much care when choosing an adapter as you would with the router. If you can afford it, this is excellent for its reception click here. Don't skimp on a good adapter.

If you need a PCI wireless card, note that most cards under £30 do not support WPA or WPA2, which is frankly essential. click here for about the cheapest decent WPA-ready PCI adapter.

  jarani 20:59 13 Aug 2006

ade.h - many thanks - i have gone for the 3com ADSL router - seems good spec and value - jarani

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