|Wireless Router Tips
There are a wide variety of wireless routers on the market today.
The features you need will depend on the extent of your network.
In general it is good to look for one that has a built in firewall for security,
decent speed and the ability to act as both a wired and wireless router,
and good range. Belkin routers and Linksys routers are two popular brands.
For the best range and speed, look for a wireless router which uses
Sharing an internet connection with a wireless router
A wireless router hooks up directly to your cable or DSL modem
via a cable. The wireless router will then transmit the broadband
single to the computers with a wireless card in the range of the
network. You will need to make sure that the cards are configured
for the home network, same as with a wired network, but after that,
you will be wire free!
Linksys wireless routers are an excellent brand which offers
many benefits to users. Linksys makes routers which use
802.11g technology, which offers increased speed and range
over older standards. They offer wireless routers in a variety
of price ranges so they are affordable and functional for a
wide variety of wireless networks. You can also purchase
a linksys router with speed booster technology to further
increase network speed and productivity.
A router is a device which connects one network to another.
It is most used for connecting the internet (one large network)
with a home or business network. Wireless routers allow you
to share a broadband internet connection between several computers.
Wireless Router with Firewall
Not all wireless routers come equipped with a firewall,
but it is worth investing in a router that has one. Linksys
wireless routers come in a variety of prices with a variety
of firewall capabilities. Depending on the security needs
of your wireless network, you may want to consider
getting a wireless router with sophisticated firewall technology.
Belkin wireless router
Belkin wireless routers offer excellent range and speed.
One of their newest routers, the Belkin Pre-N has 8 times
the range and 6 times the speed of regular 802.11g
technology routers. They offer a variety of other wireless
routers to meet the needs of small and large wireless
Best Wireless Router
The best wireless router will depend on your wireless network.
If you have a small network within a small range of one another,
it may not be necessary to purchase the latest and greatest
wireless router on the market. However, if you run an office
or business and want to maintain quality speed and performance,
it is in your best interest to purchase the latest technology
for the wireless router.
Wireless Router Password
Most wireless routers come with a default password of admin.
To maintain optimal wireless network security, it is a good idea
to change this password so others will not be able to access
the router, firewall, etc and hack your wireless network.
Wired and wireless router
Many wireless routers offer the ability to use both a wired and
wireless network. If you are not ready, and cannot make the
switch fully to a wireless network, consider purchasing a
wireless router which offers both options.