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Belkin router and modems

Hi. I just purchased my first Gateway laptop and a Belkin wireless router (F5D9230-4. I learned I need a modem. Which modem do I purchase to go with this router? I have a desktop and a verizon router, but that router doesn't work with laptops unless the laptop stays plugged in.

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I would suggest returning the router and/or purchase a modem router, as it does away with all the connection problems and the need to click dial to connect as a modem router is always on and does not require a main pc to be on. It will also probably be cheaper than buying a seperate modem.

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