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    Need an 8 port switch, and a router with 4 ports on it.

    Was thinking the NetGear FS108 and the Lynksys Router with 4 ports. Good/bad? Yes no? Others?

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    you can have me old 16port switch for £30
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    The us robotics 4 port router is very good. It has a print server and modem connections as well
    I own a PC that changes regularly, so I don't bother putting anything in here...

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    Warning on the linksys router - it can only do port forwarding on 10 ranges - no more. Not so good if need more. Should be fine for most people though.
    Now go away before I taunt you a second time.

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    In the end I opted for Netgear all round. The FS108 for my switch and the FR114 Router with 4 port switch, firewall and print server all in one thing.

    Ordered from Simply, just because Iwant another company to evaluate, and they were overaul cheaper then eBuyer when it came to delivery! Save a whole pound!

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