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Windows 7: Ultimate Router Guide: Optimize Security & Performance

10 Nov 2009   #11

7600.20510 x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by INH View Post
One thing you might wish to note is that the guide advises you use NetStumbler to check network data. However, NetStumbler doesn't work in either Vista or Win7, so I suggest that you link to Vistumbler instead.
lol thank you!

Now you tell me though. haha

I took a wireless adapter out because I wanted further range. I soldered an old tv antenna to it in an attempt that I knew probably would be of no use. Then fired up NetStumbler and it's saying the card was not compatible...and I'm like, yes it is! I used it on XP to do this.

I quickly put it down without looking further into it. Thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Excellent guide for everyone...i should post this link on my Hotmail profile.
You have no idea how many of my friends could use a good read up like this.
I review my settings every second or third day just in case I have to make any changes and/or configure ports, or adjust my routers time clock, which seems to change once in awhile, but overall i love my D-Link router even though complex, but worthy of a few minutes of my time.

Thank you Brink.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jun 2010   #13


Excellent guide - many thanks!

My home setup involves CAT-5 cable and wireless through a D-Link router. So the examples fit perfectly!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jul 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thnx for the share, but i found no difference, I have a LinkSys router can anyone tell me how to do it? cuz i read the whole thing but since it's long i kinda missed few steps.
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12 Jul 2010   #15
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

stop being lazy - no gain without pain!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jul 2010   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
stop being lazy - no gain without pain!
loooooool !!! dude those are only words :P don't believe everything you read
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Oct 2010   #17

windows 7 Ultimate x86

Brink as usual a great tutorial & great work from your Win7workshop...
This will help people using router for the first might also wanna put some info about NAS since i've just answered few queries today on which NAS is best,how to set it up etc....Well job done buddy...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Oct 2010   #18

Windows 7 Home

Excellent guide Mickey, I have actually had issues with my router from day one and this is always a big help when I run into a snag. I actually had a rather nasty incident recently at a coffee shop where someone there was trying to hack my computer (gotta love public networks), anyway my firewall didn't catch it but luckily hotspot shield did, gotta love freeware!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Oct 2010   #19
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DenverDreamz View Post
Excellent guide Mickey...
err, thanks DenverDreamz, and welcome to sevenforums,

i didn't write the guide - it is the work of the legendary Brink.

he has an unfair advantage when it comes to writing guides, as he has access to extra-terrestrial technology.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Oct 2010   #20
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Nar, I didn't write it either. It's just a reference to a article at the link on the bottom of the first post.
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