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Need help before buying laptop with 64-bit OS

I am planning on buying a Gateway T-6836 laptop from BestBuy.com which has the 64-bit Windows Vista Home Premium operating system. I wanted to know if my router, NetGear WGR614, will support 64-bit operating systems. I couldn't find anything on Microsoft's website because it said "Status Unknown" but maybe if there's someone out there who has this router and a 64-bit operating system, they could help. Thanks to everyone who helps me.

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Router will work with any operating system , so no need to worry about any compatibility between that computer and your router so you can go ahead and purchased that computer....

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Your router doesn't care about your OS, all it's dealing with is networking packets and protocols ant for that Vista 64bit is acting like anything else, there's no such thing on the brand new laptop market what won't work with a router via cable or wireless.
Long story short I can tell you that it will work and if there'll be a problem it wont'be 64-bit vista itself more likely the wireless password if you don't know it. Buy that laptop if you like how it looks like and what it can do for you.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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