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Xbox live troubles!

I got a westell modle 6100 for my vista computer didnt really want to use it for my computer though i just wanteed it for xbox live so i did all the ppoe junk and all that and now there is another obsatcle i cannot get by the stupid mtu settings!!!!!! i have tried to look for answers on websited but non help so im posting this to see if sombosy helps i got to change the mtu on my westell router but i dont know how

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  • PANKACKES Oct 24, 2008

    i also forgot to menchon its a xbox 360 that im talking about

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Hi ,
i went through ur problem and solution according to me is when u will open the routers page by 192.168.1.1 and there u will a tab under general settings and there would be an option for MTU ...
change that to mannual and change it to 1365 .....
well that is the only possible step
>>>>>> Do remember there is no special setting for MTU .... its just a tab there .....


IF u dont find that then u can send me the options that u see there ....

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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