N Router for Lion?

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I wanted to upgrade routers from a G to an N. I just bought a MacBook Pro. I'm not technically inclined. What routers are configured to work with the Lion Operating System? I returned a Lynksis Valet Plus because the easy-install USB stick doesn't work with Mac's Lion OS. I want something with wireless and ethernet ports, but can't afford to buy Mac's expensive routers. This is for a simple set up of a couple computers in a home.
 

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I wanted to upgrade routers from a G to an N. I just bought a MacBook Pro. I'm not technically inclined. What routers are configured to work with the Lion Operating System?

Technically none (as far as I know).

Most routers (as a Macintosh user) you have to set up yourself. Many routers come with a "Windows-based" install & setup disk...but of course that doesn't help us Mac users. And most routers do not come with a Macintosh setup & install disk.

Pretty much any "n" router will work (although with Lion being relatively new) there may be some wrinkles. Just make sure you're using the latest drivers & firmware for the router you purchase to insure compatibility.

The bottom line is (IMHO)...purchase a brand named router, read the setup instructions carefully...and you should be fine. But you may find this process a bit more frustrating than the "normal" easy to setup "Apple way" of doing things.:)

- Nick

p.s.. By the way...I know that you mentioned not being technically inclined. This of course is a non-quantitative term...so your "not technically inclined"...may still be better than someone else's "not technically inclined.;) Setting up a router can be a bit frustrating...so just read carefully, take lots of breaks, and stay calm.
 
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I wanted to upgrade routers from a G to an N. I just bought a MacBook Pro. I'm not technically inclined. What routers are configured to work with the Lion Operating System? I returned a Lynksis Valet Plus because the easy-install USB stick doesn't work with Mac's Lion OS. I want something with wireless and ethernet ports, but can't afford to buy Mac's expensive routers. This is for a simple set up of a couple computers in a home.

D-Link works well but you will find they are not much cheaper than the Airport if you get the dual radio model only important if you mix older equipment not capable of 5GHz N which the iPhone falls into with 2.4GHz N.
 
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I wanted to upgrade routers from a G to an N. I just bought a MacBook Pro. I'm not technically inclined. What routers are configured to work with the Lion Operating System? I returned a Lynksis Valet Plus because the easy-install USB stick doesn't work with Mac's Lion OS. I want something with wireless and ethernet ports, but can't afford to buy Mac's expensive routers. This is for a simple set up of a couple computers in a home.
Do yourself a favor and go get a Airport Extreme from the Apple store. It's easy to set up and will work flawlessly with your Apple gear
 

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