[24hoursupport] Re: wired router for Win95 PC on dial-up

  • From: Fuzzy Logic <fuzzymo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 08:20:07 -0400

If you have a dial-up connection, as opposed to a broadband, you're
right that you'll have a tough time finding a router for that.

Honestly, since you're on dialup, a software firewall is probably just fine.

"Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."
*Lewis Cass {1782-1866 American Politician}

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Richard Arnett <rca1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am interested in purchasing a wired router but local
> stores, Best Buy and its ilk, do not carry what my PC
> needs.  At this time, I can only look wistfully at a new
> computer, wireless networking, and a broadband connection.
> Current configuration:
> Win95, 166 MH, 48 MB memory, 500 MB free on hard drive,
> SCSI card installed, and dial-up ISP connection.
> There may be a couple of interrupts free.
> Is there an inexpensive router for my PC or should I
> continue to rely solely on a software firewall?  I am very
> reluctant to use eBay and would feel more comfortable
> purchasing from a business, any post purchase support being
> important.  As I write this, I am wonder if a computer
> repair shop could cobble some used equipment together?
> Thanks for your time,
> Richard
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