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Wireless Router use with Wildblue Satelite Modem

I have Satelite Wildblue internet connection, I have been trying to use my Belkin Wireless Router to connect 3 computers to the wildblue modem.
Belkin router I have is N Wireless Router Model # F5D8233-4.
Wild blue does not support Routers but told me they will work with their systems.
I have tried connecting using the wireless feature and hard wire feature but my connection is very slow and most of the time goes limited and I end up fighting with it. any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    I TRIED CONNECTING MYBELKIN ROUTER TO THE WILDBLUE ROUTER WITH NO SUCCESS.! CAN YOU HELP?

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You should be aware of a class action lawsuit that Belkin and the complaintent settled recently. The lawsuit was filed complaining that certain Belkin routers did not obtain optimal speeds as advertised.
Belkin has agreed to provide affected customers a discount program to purchase a new router. You will need to search elsewheres for the details.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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