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I have dsl hooked up to my computer have another computer but cant hook it up my

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March 25, 2011 8:11:23 PM

Hello,
i have dsl only 1 modem.my daughter has a small laptop but we can't hook it up to the internet unless we have a router.can you please tell me what kind of router that i should be looking to buy?
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March 25, 2011 8:54:51 PM

Any wireless router will work.
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March 25, 2011 9:00:52 PM

If your computer has a second network adapter, it's probably possible to share your internet access using ICS. At least as a temporary measure until you get a router.

As far as routers, any wireless router will do. For the average consumer, all you really need is a decent $20-30 wireless N router (wireless G would work as well, but wireless N is becoming the new standard, so might as well jump on board), with 4x 10/100mbps switched ports (for your wired devices). Nothing fancy.

Example:
Trendnet TEW-652BRP Wireless N Home Router - $20 + shipping ($2.68 for me)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite...

Very inexpensive for a dual stream (2 x 150) wireless N router. Seems to have decent reviews on Amazon and Newegg too.
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