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    Good Morning. I am thinking of replacing my Linksys Router ( WRT54G version 6) with a new Linksys router that will be good for video streaming with a Samsung Blu-ray Disc Player. Maybe someone here has some suggestions. Cannot log in to the Linksys forum for input as I get an error message "scripting for Active X might be disabled." Don't think so, nor do I get an offer to click for a temp enable.

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    Before I put out any money for a new router, does your ISP support the higher speeds you expect to need to get this video streaming?

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    DaveA, I'm using Comcast cable and it has pretty good speed - - much better than the AT&T connection I previously had. I believe Cisco has several Linksys routers they are promoting for gaming and streaming video but they are expensive I'm sure.

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    I'm assuming you are streaming from a player on the network, not via the internet.

    The throughput on the router will be more than enough to stream the video, but you may have problems if you connect via wireless at less than 56Mbps - blu-ray players stream at about 40Mbps and you need room for the network overhead. I would perform some speed tests on your system before buying a new router.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Copeland View Post
    DaveA, I'm using Comcast cable and it has pretty good speed - - much better than the AT&T connection I previously had. I believe Cisco has several Linksys routers they are promoting for gaming and streaming video but they are expensive I'm sure.
    I also have a Comcast connection, but remember that ALL provider list their speeds as "Up to xx speed" that means "0-XX"

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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