A good, reliable wireless router?

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Jul 10, 2008
  1. Prime
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    My router has finally gave up and my only way to get on the internet is on my phone.

    I need a ADSL Modem wireless router. It has to be under £50 and not be made by netgear.

    Thanks.
     


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    Why don't you want one from netgear?

    offtopic: whenever i use a direct link to a nintendo wifi page it always asks me for the region i live in. When i select it, it brings me to its homepage. I've checked to see if firefox is blocking cookies but its not.
     
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    Because the last wireless router was a netgear one and i had nothing but problems with it.
     
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    What is your ISP?

    Mine's Orange and I use their LiveBox. I've been impressed by it despite some bad review. It's just hard to set up but awesome signal. My DS and Wii works on it. I hate NetGear, I couldn't get my DS to work with it. My experience aren't that high.
     
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    Why does it matter on my isp?

    My isp pipex homecall.

    I recently bought a linksys router off amazon so we'll see it that is a reliable brand.
     
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    Linksys WRT54G with Tomato firmware. Stock firmware made me want to throw the router out my window but once flashed with Tomato, best product ever.
     
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    which Linksys router have you got you can install a hacked firmware and turn it into a £300 router.
    Tomato Firmware is a popular Linksys hacked firmware but there are many others that add different functions depending on your needs.

    Edit: Renegade_R beat me too it [​IMG].
     
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    Meh, I was asking because if you are on Orange like me, you can get livebox.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I use the "SIEMENS GIGASET SE567" router that I got for free from telus. It works perfectly
     
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    I don't intend to flash anything.
     
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    I Have a linux router had it for 2-3 years works perfectly
     
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    I'll post a update when i get the router. After a little googling Linksys seems like a good brand.
    Hopefully it is simple to set up, i need xbox live back! Stupid netgear router, it breaks just on the day before bungie day.
     
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    Linksys WRT54G + DD-WRT = teh bestest!
     
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    I bought the 54G Linksys off of some of my friends (who in turn inherited it from another friend) and it works flawlessly, though it really took a while to figure out what I was doing and all. This Tomato thing looks pretty cool, but...well, would it do anything that I'd really need? I can navigate the menus in the router easily enough and as far as I know it's set up as best as I can get it.

    I use it for the laptop, DS, PSP, and Wii (sometimes), it's on a 100Mbps connection, and that's really it. It's also not in use seeing how I'm not in school. =P
     
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    i second this. use IPCop as well for even better results.
     
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    i got the WAG200G and i'm glad to say that it is fantastic.
     
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    I use nothing but third-party firmwares on the wrt54g(L) for everything. It's the best bang for your buck by far and provides some very interesting features. One I've mentioned a few times and still actively use, the ability to use the router as a wireless ethernet bridge. [​IMG]
     
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    The new WRT54G(S) are horrible. The antennas are fixed onto the router.... eww! Get the WRT54GL.
     

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