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Recommended routers for HP MediaSmart Server

HP forwarded the following list of routers it has tested for its Windows Home Server product, the MediaSmart Server. Specifically, these routers are known to work correctly with the Remote Access Wizard in the product, which can auto-configure your home network's router to allow for remote access.

Here are the top ten routers that HP recommends:

D-Link DGL-41000 GamerLounge Broadband Gigabit

D-Link DGL-43000 GamerLounge Broadband Gigabit

D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Xtreme N Gigabit

D-Link EBR-2310 Ethernet Broadband

D-Link WBR-131 0 Wireless-G

Linksys WRT1500N Wireless-N Broadband

Linksys WRT54G3G-ST Wireless-G for Mobile Broadband

Linksys WRT54GC Compact Wireless-G Broadband

NETGEAR WPN824NA RangeMax Wireless Router

Trendnet TEW-631BRP Wireless N Draft

During this testing, HP has also found some routers that tend to fail both the automatic and manual remote access configuration with the HP MediaSmart Server. Here are the bottom six routers that HP does not recommend:

Linksys WRT330N Wireless-N Gigabit Gaming

Microsoft MN-500 Broadband Networking Wireless Base

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station

Linksys WRT55AG Wireless 4-Port

Qwest Actiontec m1000 DSSL

USRobotics USR8001 DSL//Cable w/Print Server

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