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Extremely easy setup.
Easy to set up and use.
Parental controls are strong.
Nearly idiot-proof setup.
Gigabit Ethernet switch.
One year of free 24/7 tech support.
Clean, attractive design.
Easy to connect secondary PCs.
24/7 phone support.
Users can set up a limited-access guest network.
Includes parental controls.
Encryption key is used as the web interface password.
$150 is a little pricey for a router that doesn’t have dual band or storage link support.
No external antennas.
There is no USB 2.0 port.
Expensive for a singleband router.
Not as easy to install as advertised.
Confusing display icons.
By FutureLooks on September 03, 2010
What happens when you get the networking experts from Linksys into the same room as the ease of use experts that produced the Flip UltraHD pocket camcorder? Well, it seems that this marriage has birthed its first offspring: the Valet line of routers...
By Maximum CPU on August 17, 2010
What can I say, overall the router is awesome; it’s a piece of cake to install. I would have absolutely no problem giving this router to a non-tech savvy person and not worry about them having difficulty configuring the router. If you are a...
By Tom's Guide on June 07, 2010
At $150, the Valet Plus is more than three-times the price of the Trendnet TEW 651BR, and its one-year warranty can’t compare to the Trendnet’s 3-years of coverage for its router. If ease and speed of set up matter most, Cisco’s Valet Plus is your kind...
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
The Valet Plus is right for anyone intimidated about trying wireless...
By Maximum PC on May 05, 2010
Would a router by any other name be as easy to set up? Geeks like us invariably get sucked into providing tech support for less tech-savvy friends and family. You know the drill: “Hey, Mike. I just bought this new [insert tech product], but...
By LaptopMag on April 22, 2010
This router was designed to cure setup headaches once and for all, but it’s not quite...
By cnet on April 09, 2010
Look no further than the Cisco Valet Plus if you want to get a robust wireless home network up and running...
By Gizmodo on March 31, 2010
You won't see the word "router" or Linksys anywhere on the box for Cisco's Valet. No, "it's the simple way to create your own wireless hotspot." It's the router for everybody else. That's the idea, anyway. Home networking is gross....
By PCWorld on March 31, 2010
Cisco's newest Wi-Fi router makes setting up a home wireless network easier--but not as easy as it could be....
By PC Mag on March 31, 2010
Ever wanted a router that's a fast performer but still easy enough for networking newbies to set up? Meet the Cisco...
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