which router should i buy

  budkit 18:21 27 May 2007
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i have been told to buy a d link di624 by someone whos had one without any problems for some time.

i live in a medium sized 3 bed house i have a pc and laptop which i want to connect wirelessly

i want one which is easy to set up cos im not very techy but i have above average computer knowledge and is efficient rather than cheap

could i access the internet from the garden with this d link - bout 50' from the house

thanks

  Strawballs 21:04 27 May 2007

I assume you are on Virgin media going by that router, if not and you are on ADSL (through phone line) then you will need a modem/router combined.

  budkit 21:18 27 May 2007

yes virgin media and iv got a philips mt 1800 pc n a toshiba laptop 4 days old

i want something easy for me to set up and use

powerful enough so i dont disconnect

a reliable make with good support

iv read ur stuff here u sound really helpful and i know u like linksys

any more help thankyou

  Strawballs 21:30 27 May 2007

I have set up other makes but I can only comment on the reliability of the Linksys because that is the only one I have owned and it should work in your garden as mine is in the back of the house and it works with my laptop over the road at the upstairs back room of my neighbour and his emachine laptop with a netgear USB dongle.

  budkit 21:37 27 May 2007

thanks strawballs - love ur name bye the way - what is the exact model u hav pls and is it very easy to set up

and hav u had good support if uv needed it

cheers n thanks

  Strawballs 21:41 27 May 2007

Name is a play on my last name Haycock, WRT54G, yes very easy to setup and don't know never needed it.

click here

  budkit 21:47 27 May 2007

lol love it thats so funny

wd u say - just go for linksys

  Strawballs 21:54 27 May 2007

I would but as I said that is the only one I have used long term I know of others that have used other makes and are happy with them.

  budkit 21:55 27 May 2007

ur giving me confidence sb thanks

r u in the uk

  budkit 21:59 27 May 2007

d link vs linksys ud go for linksys??

i phoned the tech helpline the othe day and asked qs n they were so so helpful

was urs v easy to set up

  Strawballs 21:59 27 May 2007

Hampshire that's why I go for Novatech

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