Recommended Wireless Router for Exede Internet

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I've had Exede internet for 5 months now and I just had my first problem. Tech suport came out thought it was my modem but it was my ethernet cable messing up. So I'm looking into buying a wireless router. I would like to get a decent one for under $100. Any recommendations?
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Matt W

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Scott

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Matt,

  NEATGEAR N300 seems to work well with my setup. However, I am in close proximity to my router with all of my devices. I live in a two-story house and have excellent signal throughout.

SLB
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Thomas Black

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Netgear wireless N-600 is the one I have and it works great. It is a dual band wireless router. Now you need to disable your guest network right away so your neighbors cant steal all your data. I also turn my router off when I am not using it. No network no data loss.
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DiAnne LeCoq Faust

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I need an older person user friendly Router, will this one work for me. No movies, mostly Face Book , want to Skype with grandson in the middle east
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Steve Frederick, Champion

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Most routers on the market today are user friendly. 
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Thomas Black

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Netgear also has a online setup for your router where you can make changes all the routers settings in an easy user friendly interface.
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Matt W

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Thanks Scott, I was looking at that one earlier. Yeah I think I would be in close proximity too less than 50ft. from my modem. Does it work well with video like Youtube or streaming sites. Also I have a new laptop. Does it support windows 8.1?
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Scott

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Matt,

  If you look on NETGEAR's home page you will see all of their products and a list of compatibilities specific to each router. I believe Windows 8.1 is listed.  Also, keep in mind of Mr. Black's suggestions, those are very good tips to keep in mind!

SLB
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Matt W

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Thanks Thomas, Yeah Netgear N600 was other one I was looking.

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bill nord

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D-Link makes the best routers on the market--IMHO.  Have used a DIR-655 for many years without a problem.  Netgear makes a good router also and some can be loaded with dd-wrt firmware to enhance their features.  Good Luck/
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Matt W

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Thanks guys, I'm going with the Netgear N600. It seems to fit all my needs.
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Thomas Black

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You will not be sorry about that decision. Great router, I can see my network from a block down the street. OOOH YEAAAAA! you cant' beat that distance.
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Thomas Black

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O.K. I just checked it again I can see my network from four houses away so like a 1/2 block but that's not bad!
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Matt W

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Wow that sounds great! I'll have to make sure I keep it secure. I have a grain bin across the street (highway actually) and a house beside it. I don't want the farmers getting free wifi from me.

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TheCatWillStrike

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D-Link or Netgear
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A. Everett Neuman

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I've been using a Netgear WNDR4300. It was $89 - $90 range. Works good and has descent range (150' +)
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Jim, Champion

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Ready Net WRT150N retails for less than $50. I have sold and installed quite a few without a complaint. There is also a 300N for just a few more dollars.
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Sorry I'm a little late to the party. I have used Netgears and they are pretty good. I currently have 2, the TPLink TL-WDR3600, which is an 802.11 a/b/g/n, and I recently bought an AC router, since I upgraded computers. This was a special from Monoprice, but I have yet to install it. I'm really happy with the TP Link so far. You can get an upgraded version for a great price at Amazon right now:  http://amzn.com/B0088CJT4U
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Thanks everyone for all of the great replies and recommendations!

Matt, there are very few routers that are incompatible with our service, so you should be fine with whatever you decide. We do have an article with some additional details here: http://help.exede.net/articles/General/5160.

If you need any setup tips once you get your router you may find this article useful: http://help.exede.net/articles/Denver_FAQ/3877.

Let us know if you have any questions along the way.
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AZE

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These links arent working? Im looking to read about Wireless router recommendations. Thanks
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Exede Lindsey

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Hello AZE, please feel free to follow the links provided for compatibility router types. Thank you.  

http://www.engadget.com/reviews/routers/

http://www.cnet.com/topics/networking/best-networking-devices/
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Also there is the new google onhub router comming out soon that looks cool and would be a good router also.
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AZE

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Thank you!!