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My new notebook computer with Wi-Fi arrives soon and I am overwhelmed with
all the different routers available.
I plan to use this notebook (roaming from room-to-room) on a home network.
I also will be using it with public hot spots when I travel.
So I have would I hope are some simple questions about wireless routers for
Given my planned usage do you recommend a Wi-Fi router (e.g. the Orinoco
BG-2000)? Or will a NON-Wi-Fi router like a Linksysy WRT54gs suffice?
Also, if I use the Windows XP ICS software on my ICS host (a desktop in my
bedroom) to share its DSL connection with my notebook, do I need the DSL
software (from my ISP) installed on my notebook as well?