JUst a Question about my Router

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  1. Princess Rozalin
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    Ok so i just got Optimum Online Boost and they told us to get a Router to be able to use Wireless Internet.Now i need to know is it Compatible with Wireless or do i need to get a Refund?
     
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    I would think the "Wireless N 300" part of the name implies that it has draft-N 300Mb/s WiFi.

    These days it's getting rare to find non-WiFi routers, since WiFi technology is much more stable than it used to be.
     
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    N is also pretty rare to see. Not alot of hardware support it because it is not yet a standard. Your lappies and phones would probably most likely have b/g connectivity but not n
     
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    N's been standardized since october 29th.
     
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    Yep. It's a wireless router.

    Might I advise against Netgear routers? They are prone to errors and stuff based on my experience. Linksys routers are great! So are D-Link.
     
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    @fggh, it's becoming increasingly common to see draft-N and even standard N capability in laptops. There is also a vast abundance of USB and PCI WiFi cards that support draft-N.

    @Soul, might I advise the same for both Linksys and D-Link, and Belkin while you're at it. All routers have problems, and yet not all these problems occur in every router. It's always hit-and-miss, and it's not always the fault of the router either - many ISPs are notorious for constant drops in speed or even disconnections.

    To quote Age of Empires 2, "Sure, blame it on your ISP".
     
  7. Princess Rozalin
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    so if it doesnt Work with Netgear then i should Exchange it for a Linksys or D-Link? btw they are installing Optimum Online Boost this Friday.
     
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    Just see how it goes. Set everything up, get everything connected, tinker with the settings until everything works as you want it to. If something doesn't go right, find a way to fix it or go around it. If nothing goes right, then you can think about replacing the router or making phonecalls to support centers.
     
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    OK! it worked out Fabulouse!!!

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