Router / Modem

  compy 16:20 18 Nov 06
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Would someone briefly explain the difference between a router and a modem.
Thanks in advance.

  VoG II 16:23 18 Nov 06
  wotbus@ 16:24 18 Nov 06

A modem [Modulator/Demodulator] is required to connect a PC to the Internet.
A Router is modem with more bells/whistles inputs/outputs/possibly wifi/led's etc, which allows the connectios of more than one PC.

  Lettervanman 18:00 18 Nov 06

For what it is worth,I have found that a Modem/Router connects at a faster speed, and you can also view stats if you have a problem.

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