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    Router range   (11 Answers)

    I am trying to find a wireless router that will reach approximately 350 feet through several walls and still be able to maintain the speed as if I were 5 foot from the router. How does the extenders work and how reliable is their performance? What are your suggestions?

    By maxie November 23, 2014.

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      Our house is only 2000 sq. feet and the Nighthawk now gives us internet from one end to the other, up and down with no problem through 3 or 4 walls and past a refrigerator..

      By Sandy January 10, 2015.

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      Will this work with Time Warner Cable Internet Service?   (11 Answers)

      By Anonymous July 31, 2015.

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        It sure will and it will make the wifi much faster than the one they provide.

        By ErikW October 6, 2015.

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        How many computers can I connect to this router?   (11 Answers)

        How many computers can i connect to this router at the same time? Will i be able to get on the internet with all of them while connected?

        By Mike February 18, 2015.

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          I have 2 laptops, 2 IPads 3 IPhones a Blueray player and a smart TV all on at the same time with excellent signal strength and no drop outs and have not had to reboot. Hope this helps, you wont be dissapointed by this router!

          By Ecurb March 14, 2015.

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          Does this router have a firewall and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using a router with a firewall?   (6 Answers)

          Need a new wireless router but after researching different ones, I have so many questions, including the one above! Also, is WPA or WPA 2 a better type of encryption?

          By JCKC March 27, 2015.

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            Yes, this route has a very nice firewall that I use. The advantage of using the firewall on this router is that you aren't using MS Windows horrible firewall. Plus you have many features to use like limiting time and very nice browsing protection that actually works. Remove access to whatever sites you want. naughty sites, gambling, fanatical sites, religious cults, you name it. The only disadvantage using it would be if you had an actual dedicated hardware firewall, which is a bit overkill for home use in my opinion. Plus they are much more expensive than this router. WPA is out dated and easy to hack. WPA2 is much better and allows you to use password phrases instead of crazy long hard to remember hex strings. You should use WPA2 Personal. Just about any wireless device within the last 8 years will support it. earlier than that there is no guarantee. Hope I helped answer your questions. :D Have a good day!

            By LameName March 27, 2015.

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            should I buy this one?   (11 Answers)

            bought new Dell xps 8700 desktop, not sure which router to buy...help!!

            By Anonymous April 17, 2014.

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              This router is the up there with one of the best routers you can buy, but the question is what are you going to use it for. Do you have many wireless connected devices in your home operating at the same time? Do you want to hook up a network printer? Do you want to run your own personal NAS for your files? Do you find yourself hosting LAN parties? If your answer is no or huh? to most if not all of these questions then there are probably more economical solutions for you. Also be aware that this is a ROUTER ONLY if you are looking for a router/modem then you will want to take a look at something completely different.

              By KatanLorilie November 5, 2014.

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              how easy is this to set up   (10 Answers)

              and what do I need all total

              By goose November 20, 2015.

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                with this all you need is your internet connection, its pretty much plug and go, already set to block people from gaining unwanted access. If you need more security it is simple as opening up a web page and changing the settings.

                By wminokc November 21, 2015.

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                Does this router have a WPS button for easy linking?   (11 Answers)

                I am looking for a new router that has a WPS button on it so I can link wireless items in my home easier that also have a WPS button on them. So I need to know if this has it because I do not see any in the pictures provided.

                By sutarts May 27, 2015.

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                  It does have it. It is the button on the far right. It does not say WPS, it just has the symbol.

                  By Kevin16560 August 19, 2015.

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                  Does the Roku3 work with this Router?   (12 Answers)

                  I just bought this router and know it's 802.11ac with backward compatibility. Was wondering if it will work with the Roku3, which from what I gather has 802.11n listed as it's highest level. I've also been looking at BluRay players with built-in Wi-Fi, but I'm a bit confused as to how to tell if they at least have 802.11 technology, whether it's a/b/g/n, or if it's not 802.11 (dual band) at all. I want to buy a streaming device, but wondering now if I should just wait a few months and see if a fresh crop of blu ray players or a Roku comes out with 802.11ac technology. If anyone can help me with my confusion, I would appreciate the help. Thanks!

                  By WirelessNewbie January 4, 2014.

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                    Yes it will work, but not at the speeds over 600mb, which is still fast enough to stream. I'm streaming to a Smart TV and it's on 802.11n and I have no problem what so ever. I upgraded from a D-link dual band and it couldn't handle it, but this Netgear Nighthawk is fantastic. It's backwards compatible, my son steams with his PS3 and it's a 802.11g and has no problem streaming Netflix or Hulu Plus

                    By Pipbull76 January 24, 2014.

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                    Is the R7000 more stable and robust than the Airport Extreme (802.11 n and ac)?   (7 Answers)

                    We've been using an Airport Extreme Base Station (802.11 b and g), but we're having to reboot once or twice a month. So, we're considering the Nighthawk. thanks.

                    By larry March 5, 2015.

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                      That's so funny you say that because I did the same upgrade.. I have to say I've had my nighthawk plugged in for 3 months in below zero degrees and I've had no need to reboot it. Those poor expensive Apple Airport Extremes are showing they're age.

                      By lesliehall March 6, 2015.

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                      will this router work with windows 10?   (3 Answers)

                      By Hogman February 19, 2017.

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                        Yes, this is compatible with Windows 10.

                        By CommunityAnswer February 19, 2017.

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