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Windows 7: Best wired router?

27 Sep 2010   #1
s0me0ne

Windows 7 RC 64bit
 
 
Best wired router?

I've had Linksys routers (usually the befsr--) series, but, I've had my 3rd one die on me over the course of 7 years.

I'd rather not get another Linksys, while I like the UI and they work good, I'm tired of them dying out on me. Is there another good wired router you recommend? Seems everyone always has problems with some brand or model and its hard to tell with reviews what is solid.
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27 Sep 2010   #2
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

With wired, I've usually had great luck with almost any brand. I particularly like D-Link; I've had a few of their wireless and wired products and they all have lasted me quite a few years and have performed very well.
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28 Sep 2010   #3
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

i really dont like netgear - its what my cable company always provides with their service (i presume because its cheap)

ive had good luck with the belkin at my gf's apartment
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28 Sep 2010   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I have had 98% good luck with Linksys


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28 Sep 2010   #5
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

off topic, how do you americans pronounce 'router'?

we say 'root-er' in the uk...do you pronounce it so it rhymes with 'outer'?

because over here, a thing that starts with 'r' and rhymes with 'outer' is a woodworking tool.

just curious...
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28 Sep 2010   #6
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This answer the question?

The Home Depot Tool Rental - Easy Rooter

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29 Sep 2010   #7
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 



I'd rather have the wood working tool on my desk.
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29 Sep 2010   #8
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Me too which is why they are pronounced "rout" er instead of "root" er. And I like Dlink also.
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