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 What's the difference between a router and a modem?

Answer a modem allows you to connect to the internet through your phoneline(dial up or DSL or cable like for cable) a router then plugs into your modem and allows that one connection to be split up so you... Read More »
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Whats the difference between a Wired router and a Wireless router?

Are you serious that you dont know? Ok, I guess i'll answer seriously. A wired router has wires going from it to the devices it routes the internet to. A wireless router, has no wires except those ... Read More »
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What is the difference between a modem and a router?

A modem "gets the internet to work"....from cable or telephone lines.A router sends the decoded modem internet signal in several directions to multiple computers,
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Difference between a Router & a Modem?

In simple terms, a modem is a device that converts, or modulates, analog signals into digital data, or vice vesa.A router, on the other hand, often works within the network as a postal office, meta... Read More »
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Sorry to be stupid, but what is the difference betwwen a modem and a router?

with a modem, you need to dial up to your provider to get connected to the internet. with a router, you are directly on the internet - no dial up needed.
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