After a seven month wait, we finally got the cable run out to our house! Now it is time to set up our network. Our old apartment solution of using a Linksys router from the modem hooking up the game systems and two computers is really not appropriate for our two story home. Also, I ditched the PC for a iBook. Right now, we have the cable modem, one conncetion (it would be $50 extra a month to have another hookup upstairs), and one Linksys router. The plan that I was thinking of would be to run the cable from the modem directly into the router as we did in the apartment. From there, we would have one cable to go to the gaming system of choice (when in use) and one cable go to a wireless device. My fiance is currently installing a wireless card in his PC. Once that is done the only devices requiring a cable would be the XBox and the PS2--although I know that I can get a wireless network device for the PS2. Is this idea good? Will there be enough speed (we want it as fast as possible and our current speed of straight out of the wall or straight from the wireless device is 400 Kb/s). Also, what device should we use. Currently, we are using a D-Link extender: http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=18 Our friend will sell it to us or we can get our own. Should we get his or get a new one: http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=267 I am not really sure if the new one will be able to give us even more speed as we are limited to 400 Kb/s. Maybe an extender is not the right thing....I have not tried it out through the router yet. Alone, it works perfectly for what I want. In order to have a line for the XBox, is our set up the best? It just would be so much easier if the XBox could handle wireless! Thanks.