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Problem I called X box Live for my X Box because me and a friend are not able to connect and play a game online or talk with our headsets. They told me that I should call you and disable the DMZ and UPNP, and that would solve my problems. Can you help me and walk me through this problem? Thank You You could call me if it would be easier. My name is Dan at 636-399-5814 (cell). Thanks

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    i have the same problem it says that i need to change my mtu setting to higher than what it is at. how do i do so?


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Hi dan,

access the setup page of your router, using the computer that is connected to your router, if you haven't change its default ip address, you can still access it by using ip address, anyways follow the instructions below...

how to change MTU
1. open internet explorer
2. type on the address bar
3. will pop-up for the username and password : leave it empty for the username and admin for the password (admin is the default password, if its not accepting it, key in any password your using). If your were able to access the configuration page.
4. under setup look for MTU, set it to manual and change the size, 1492 (commonly used)
5. and click the save settings button.

how to change the UPnP
...since you still have the configuration page, just click on administration tab and look for UPnP and select disabled and save settings.

hope this would help solve your problem. thanks

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Do you have a wirless adapter connected to your xBox?

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