Wireless v. power socket networking

  algernonymous 11:26 05 Sep 2006
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I would like to connect a PC from room to room but can't decide whether to go for wireless or power socket network. I feel the power socket route would be more secure (as in no signal could be picked up by neighbours, although I realise they would be encrypted) but just wondered what your opinions were?

  Fingees 13:26 05 Sep 2006

I would go wireless.

It's good encryption nowadays, so people have to be extremely determined to access your wireless network..

I don't trust any signal path via mains, because of potential safety hazards

Plus what keeps the signal restricted to your house if you use mains.

  ade.h 14:46 05 Sep 2006

I'm with Fingees on this. I'd rather stick with what I am used to.

  algernonymous 11:02 11 Sep 2006

bump

  ArrGee 11:10 11 Sep 2006

Wireless is definately the way ahead. Using WPA and MAC address control, the chances of someone hacking into your network is practically zero.

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