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Very Important Notes:
•Due to some operational issues it is VERY important that you have the latest firmware on your Linksys router. Please to the Linksys Download Website and ensure you have the newest firmware.
•When you set your MTU you must make sure the MTU is identical on all PC NICs and your router.
•The preferred method of utilizing a Linksys router in conjunction with another DSL Modem/Router is to configure the DSL Modem/Router for "bridged ethernet" mode and let the Linksys handle the PPPoE connection and higher routing functions.
Important note: The following screen shots are based on a Linksys BEFSR41v.2 router and your screen shots may be different, however the steps and configurations are the same. Open a browser session and enter "192.168.1.1" in the address field to access the Linksys Interface. At the Username and Password prompt enter "admin" (without quotes) in the Password Field.
Click on the Advanced tab from the menu.
Select the Filters tab and find MTU. Select "Enable" or "Manual" (depending on model) and enter your MTU in the text field. Click Apply. The router will restart with the new settings. Two common model menus (BEFSR41 and WRT54G) and are shown below. Remember, your menu may be slightly different, but the overall process is the same. Do not leave it on Auto (even if 1492 is shown in the number field).
When you receive the confirmation pop-up click on Continue.
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