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Linksys WCG200 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router Reviews
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Linksys WCG200 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

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  • Linksys ... not [exactly] a Cisco-branded product.

    Jan 17, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: All-in-one unit with easy setup which, in theory, promises an uncluttered home solution.
    Cons: Poor cable connection (WAN) reliability requiring manual resets. Settings spontaneously reset.

    Summary: DISCLAIMER: I'm not against all-in-one solutions and for many home users a wireless cable-modem gateway with a default-on firewall/router and WAP WiFi support may be the perfect choice on a tight budget. However, I would avoid the Linksys WCG200 -- if ... read more

  • Good when it works

    Sep 14, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: When it works I am wire free in my living room
    Cons: Always breaking so I am still tripping over wires

    Summary: My boyfriend and I purchased the Linksys WCG200 wireless Router about a year ago. We purchased it to cut back on the number of wires going across our living room floor. It was great for a while but then we started having problems. It started as a little ... read more

  • Linksys Integration Failed

    Nov 27, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Relatively Inexpensive, Eliminates Wire Clutter
    Cons: Dropouts, Stalls, Loses Settings, Difficult to Configure Wireless Security, Cannot Return for Refund

    Summary: I purchased this product one year ago. Since that time I've experienced adequate performance from the WCG200 with a 5Mbps connection from Time-Warner Cable in North Carolina but there is still some significant downside to this product. First, the ... read more

  • Very poor technical service

    Aug 20, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: ease of use, convenient
    Cons: lousy technical service

    Summary: The modem is OK. Fairly easy to configure through the web based interface. We bought it to avoid having the two separate boxes for the modem and router. The wireless connection works fine. We have WEP security, which you have to set up. But the ... read more

  • CONSTANT Dropped Connections

    Aug 8, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: All in one is nice concept
    Cons: Would be nice if is had faster wireless (Speedbooster)

    Summary: I have had my WCG200 v.2 for about 2 months. About a month ago, I noticed that my connection was CONSTANTLY dropping. This is a REAL pain when you have Vonage and your phones are going down all the time. Sometimes I would stay connected for most of the ... read more

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  • Very Disappointed With Linksys

    Jun 18, 2008 by
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    Pros: Easy install, and easy configuration.
    Cons: Will not maintain a connection to the internet and constantly needs restarting.

    Summary: I purchased my WCG200 in the summer of 2007 with the intention of having an easy solution to my home networking needs. I chose the Linksys wireless router because of my past experience and satisfaction with their products. The installation was very easy ... read more

  • Bad Product - Avoid It

    Sep 20, 2007 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: bad cable modem. bad wireless router.

    Summary: Replacing my old surfboard modem and linksys wireless b router with one device seemed like a good idea. I made the mistake of not checking reviews here or on Amazon, based on previous good luck with linksys devices. The modem constantly drops ... read more

  • WCG200

    Feb 20, 2006 by
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    Pros: easy setup, long wireless range
    Cons: frequent connection drops, terrible tech support, only WEP encryption, no WPA

    Summary: I recently installed the WCG200 to replace my current cable modem and allow my laptop to be wireless. The setup was fairly easy however I was experiencing frequent connection losses. I reset the unit and reconfigured it and I'm still experiencing ... read more

  • great product

    Feb 10, 2006 by
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    Pros: great silent workhorse, works very well with IP Phone service from either sunrocket (verified)
    Cons: all in one unit.. tried looking for firmware updates but couldnt.

    Summary: I been using the WCG200 for about 2years now and it has worked flawlessly. Few weeks back I switched to sunrocket phone service whose device connects to the router. The phone service also has been working flawlessly so far. I really have no complaints.. ... read more

  • Very good and very reliable

    Oct 30, 2005 by
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    Pros: Highly satisfied and will continue to recommend.
    Cons: None. I have not seen any WAN drops as others have claimed.

    Summary: The WCG200s that are shipping now have updated firmware that has improved performance and reliability. I do not agree with others' negative comments as to WAN drops, as we do not see that at ... read more

  • Linksys or Linksuck?

    Oct 13, 2005 by
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    Pros: Long Range, Easy Setup, User Friendly
    Cons: WAN disconnects often, slow transfer rate for the new standard in wireless

    Summary: This router is good for the low end computer noob. If my grandmother wanted wireless internet access then this is the one I would get her. It is easy to use and setup. It has incredible range as well. Yet if you are college student, a gamer, or anyone ... read more

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