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    I have att DIRECTV can I replace my att router with the Linksys.   (5 Answers)

    By Rayvan July 4, 2017.

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      Yes

      By Radical July 24, 2017.

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      Is this compatible with the internet? I have IBM computer windows.   (5 Answers)

      By Jim October 1, 2017.

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        Nope.

        By MLipink October 10, 2017.

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        Can this be mounted flat against the wall with the antennas point upward parallel to the wall?   (5 Answers)

        By gtTexas May 4, 2017.

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          yes it has two slots it can be mounted vertical antennas up or 180 degrees down

          By fireinfinity May 17, 2017.

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          Happy with this router so far. I know you can connect an external USB hard drive to it, but does streaming videos from that ext hard drive over the network perform well? Some of my videos are 1080p with huge file sizes. Or does network performance suffer?   (3 Answers)

          By Anonymous September 1, 2017.

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            Yes go into media settings and check it off. Has different setting for storage and media. Have a 4gig drive and it's fast throughout 3 tv and 4 phones

            By AZtechhunter1982 September 6, 2017.

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          Is this router compatible with Comcast?   (5 Answers)

          By DrewM August 21, 2017.

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            this is just a router not a router modem combo so yes it will work with comcast but you need a modem as well

            By cTurtle98 September 1, 2017.

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          What is the distance you can get wifi from?   (5 Answers)

          By Anonymous July 27, 2017.

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            I have it in a closet and get coverage throughout my 2700 square feet single story house and part of backyard. Speed is less in far corners.

            By Billy July 28, 2017.

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          I want to hook up an external hard drive to my network(4gig) will this router allow me to do that? the older netgear unit I have won't allow me to do that even though I have USB sharing turned on. much thanks, Mr. needs help.   (2 Answers)

          By MrNeedsHelp July 16, 2017.

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            Yes, there is a usb 3 port on the back & the share setup is very intuitive.

            By zenoreo July 21, 2017.

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            Will this Router work with Optimum online cable? area Nassau county-LI New York..   (6 Answers)

            By Randy July 6, 2017.

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              Yes it worked with our optimum cable/internet service in a different town.

              By Bfunari July 28, 2017.

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            Will this model support VPN?   (3 Answers)

            By Will October 9, 2017.

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              Not likely.

              By MLipink October 10, 2017.

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              Will this work with Google Fiber?   (3 Answers)

              By Jeanne September 11, 2017.

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                No. Goolag will not work.

                By MLipink October 10, 2017.

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