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  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    my x-box live test always fails at the MTU, and it was working fine yesterday, and nothing was changed. is x-box live down for today (sept 29th 2008) and if so when does it go back up?

  • Mark12345657 Dec 29, 2008

    I have to fix my MTU settings and i have no idea how.....

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Hi,

MTU stands for maximum transmission unit, which is, the maximum data that can be transmitted each time a network device sends out a signal.
I don't think you can change the MTU in the Xbox 360 dashboard.
You will probably have to go through a router to get around it.

the Maximum transmission unit is 1500, but for the Xbox 360 it must be set within the range 1364 – 1492.

So please access to the router setting on your PC & set it within the range 1364 – 1492 or call your ISP or router manufacturer to assist you doing so if you do not know how to access to your router settings.

I can give some steps to access router settings,

The way to access to your router settings differs from one router to another but basically it will always be through your PC most of them would be as follows:
1. Open an Internet explorer page on your PC.
2. On the address bar type 192.168.1.1 as for Netgear routers and 192.168.2.1 as for Belkin routers or 192.168.1.1 as linksys routers, if you have even any other brand you can try these three numbers I reckon one of them will work.
3. Then you click GO.
4. You'll get your router settings main page on the screen asking you for your Username & password usually by default the password will be even the same as the Username (Username: admin, Password: admin) OR it will be password (Password: password).
5. You can there look for MTU settings, it differs from one router to another you can just look for it then set it to 1365 as we said before.


Hope my info fix your problem,
Thanx for using fixya,
Cheers.

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I am getting the MTU error as well, Xbox Live is to shut down today all day (sep 29to 2008)

I am sure this is what is giving you the MTU error message, Im sure everything is working correctly and will work again as soon as LIVE lets the public back onto its servers.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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