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Xbox360 mtu prb.

Everything else confirms but says MTU failed what is it, and how do i correct it? thanks


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    WHAT IS THE CODE THING YOU NEED FOR THE SECOND STEP

    IN SETTING UP XBOX LIVE

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Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU). Go to the following page and follow every steps in it plus the highlighted text since they provide valuable information to your problem.

http://www.dslreports.com/faq/7120

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This issue occurs if your router or the gateway is incompatible with Xbox Live, or if your router or the gateway has an incorrect MTU setting. Note: Xbox Live requires a minimum MTU setting of 1364. We recommend that you try out the steps shown below.

Things to try:
1. Ensure that you have properly setup your connection to Live by using the Connectivity Wizard http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/connectionmethods/webconnectivitywizard.htm
2. Visit the following Web site to determine whether you have the correct firmware version that has been certified as compatible: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/connect/routerlanding.htm
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4. If you share a connection with a router and a modem, try a direct connection without the router.

For additional information on this topic refer to the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908882/

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http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/connecttolive/xbox360/homenetworking/equipment.htm

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I am afraid Dell 2350 Wireless Router is not Xbox LIVE Certified.

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