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Netgear Powerline Network Kit
« on: June 16, 2009, 22:34:08 »
My brother just bought a Netgear Powerline Network Kit based on the recommendation of a sales rep at Best Buy. Supposedly, it is usable in place of a wireless router. It gets plugged into the wall and runs your internet connection through your electrical lines in your house. Here's what he said about it.

"[T]he wireless thing I bought is a POS. It is really easy to hook up, but when I tried to play online I got kicked off about six times without even being able to start an actual game. It's a Netgear Powerline Network Kit XE102G. 14 MBPS..."
"Hello IT. Have you tried turning it off and on again? ... OK, well, the button on the side. Is it glowing?... Yeah, you need to turn it on. Err, the button turns it on. Yeah, you do know how a button works, don't you? No, not on clothes." - Roy (The IT Crowd)