New router advise please.

  MeandHer 12:59 24 Oct 2010
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Hi,
Can anyone advise me on getting a new router( I don't use wireless) and what I should be looking for.
My broadband provider is AOL (Don't laugh) but it's dirt cheap and I DON'T have any of there software downloaded.

  john bunyan 13:10 24 Oct 2010

see here:
click here

  MeandHer 00:09 25 Oct 2010

Thanks for reply,

Seems I want to be looking for the Billion 7800N or Belkin N+ wireless routers.
I assume I can go wired with these and not wireless and that they work ok with AOL.

  northumbria61 00:21 25 Oct 2010

They are mostly wireless routers these days (even if you have no plans to use wireless) but you never know you may want to add a wireless device in the future. There's plenty of choice.

I used LINKSYS for several years without any problems until I changed to BT (now have Homehub 2) but a mate of mine got my Linksys and it is still going strong.

I can recommend this one click here

  MeandHer 09:30 25 Oct 2010

Thanks northumbria61

  cruiser2 13:15 25 Oct 2010

My router/modem recently stopped working. It was the original one supplied free by TalkTalk, over four years ago. When I contacted TT they said I would have to pay for a new one and it would be several days before it was delivered.
So bought a Netgear DG834G from Misco, which was delivered the next day. This is connected by cables which are supplied but it can also be used wirelessly.
Hope this helps.

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