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Linksys BEFSR41 I am trying to re-install my Linksys BEFSR41 and it will not complete the installation. It stalls at the password screen. It will not take the default password (admin) or the new password I entered when first installed the unit. My computer needed to be restored to an earlier date.

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Re: linksys BEFSR41

K do reset the linksys-look @ the bottem u can see a red hole reset>and put the power on to the device and take a pen or paper clip>press it and hold it for 40 seconds with power and relese and reboot and u can use the default one which is (admin) as user name and (admin) as password all lower case>and rate me solved if its helps

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I have a linksys befsr41 but I do not have the installation cd and I am using OSX 10.6.4. Please help! Merci beaucoup

When you connect your router using an Ethernet port you don't need any driver.

To access the configuration and setup of your router open your internet browser and in the address bar enter and then press enter.

By default user is blank and password is admin

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Linksys router limits speed to 5 meg.

Try to access the router's setup page and change the MTU settings. The default address for the Befsr41 is Here are instructions:

1) Use a computer wired to the router.
2) Launch a browser and type in, leave the username blank and the password is admin or the password you have set when you first configured the router.
3) Click on the Advanced tab then click on the Filters tab. On the bottom part you have MTU.
4) Enable that option and set MTU to 1500, 1400, 1300 (for cable ISP connection) and 1492 (for DSL connection) and check if it will work.
4) If that does not work, you can try upgrading the firmware of your router.

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To hook up your lynksys router plug your internet connection wire in the back of the router where it says linksys then run another cable from the slot one to your computer, when you first get your router your username and password will be admin type your IP address into your internets browser window and use your username and password to log onto your linksys router, choose your router settings and there you have it,
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Linksys BEFSR41 keeps cutting out online.

Try reseting it, to do this hold the reset button on the back for 30 seconds, this will reset the router to factory defaults and your username and password will be admin.

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