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Old 12-22-2007, 09:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I want to set up a wireless wifi network at home for my laptops using a wireless router that will also work with the 8320. For anyone who has this setup, can you recommend a router model that connects to the 8320 for wifi with no issues?

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Old 12-22-2007, 09:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I am using the time-test Linksys WRT54G (v3) model. Works like a charm for me.
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i have the linksys from tmo, and its working great.
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Buffalo WHR-G125 /w DD-WRT RC4

Works great
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Linksys WRT54G v1.1 here running DD-WRT. I've heard the WRT54GS is a good model to go with now as it supports other firmwares. The newer WRT54G's are now somewhat limited. However, for use just stock, either is fine..
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I have Verizon Fios supplied Adaptec router that is ok, and a Linksys WRT54GS with a DD-WRT firmware upgrade that is great.

However, if you're starting from scratch, the Tmobile Linksys router seems to be a good choice. Should work well right out of the box.
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i have the linksys from tmo, and its working great.
Ditto. No problems using this as well..
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linksys wrt54g cant go wrong with any network equipment manufactured by CISCO
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Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n works for me. It has 4 LAN Ports, 1 WAN Port, USB port for external printer, HDD.
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if it's Linksys, it works; i have a modest WRT54GC (no wireless security but with wireless MAC filtering set to permit certain MAC addresses)

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if it's Linksys, it works; i have a modest WRT54GC (no wireless security but with wireless MAC filtering set to permit certain MAC addresses)

You are aware that MAC addresses can be spoofed?
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Old 12-23-2007, 04:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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OK thanks. Looks like I'll go with the Linksys.

Are you able to enable WPA and MAC filtering and connect to the 8320 without any problems?

Did you enable or disable DHCP?
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the tmo D-Link router @ Home, and its running great function!
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You are aware that MAC addresses can be spoofed?
yup but i'm pretty sure the neighbors don't know how to do that; i just don't want any of them to share my access
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Old 01-03-2008, 02:58 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I use a Belkin router and it works fine. Just a little 56 wireless g.
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OK thanks. Looks like I'll go with the Linksys.

Are you able to enable WPA and MAC filtering and connect to the 8320 without any problems?

Did you enable or disable DHCP?
I believe the DHCP settings are determined by your internet service carrier.

I have a Linksys WRT300N connected as my internet connection on one wireless network and a second Linksys WRT350N cascaded to the WRT300N as a second wireless network which gives me pretty good coverage throughout my basement, 3 floors, attic, and yard areas. When I start to get out of range of the basement router I simply switch over to my 2nd floor router using the network selection options on the 8320.
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Dlink dir-655 works great for me. It supports wireless N and has 1gig ports.
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Not to sound stupid,but what benefit will having a wireless network have on a AT&T Blackberry Curve 8300 ??? I have just gotten a laptop for Christmas & have my desktop computer hardwired to the router from whicch the laptop is using the wireless connection off of my Linksys WRT150N.

Does having the new wireless router connection through out my house allow me to configure my AT&T BB Curve 8300 to surf using the BB's browser & messaging,insted of having to have a BB data plan & such ???

Simply put,how can I use my BB Curve with the wireless connection I now have ??? What do I gain from this ???
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Your 8300 from AT&T doesn't have wifi on it. Only the 8320, 8820, and 8120 have wifi.
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I have the Belkin Wireless G Plus router (cause someone said it would be good for both my PC and MacBook.) It works great!
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