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I have a laptop on Vista and a Belkin wireless N modem. I cannot connect to Orange and I undestand that I have to change the MTU settings on my network adapter to 1492. How can I do this?

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You don't change the adapter, it is a windows registry setting, you can download a toll from this website to make the required changes. http://www.dslreports.com/drtcp

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Are you trying to ask "How do I install my Belkin Wireless G Router?"

If that is the actual question, here is the answer:

1) Unplug your cable modem from your computer.
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4) Plug in the power supply for the cable modem and then the router.

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I need to change the mtu settings on my belkin f5d9230-4 router


You will need a PC that's wired or wireless through the router.

1.) Open Internet Explorer , type 192.168.2.1 in the address bar and press Enter.
2.) A windows will pop up for username and password. Type admin for both. If it does not accept admin, type the username and password that you set the first time you setup your router
3.) On the Belkin web interface click the WAN tab (left side of the screen) > select Connection Type and look for an MTU box (lower part of the window)
4.) Change the MTU and save the changes.

Good luck and have a nice day!

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you need more than a wireless adapter to connect to the internet......
you need a wireless network to connect to. in cafe's and pubs the owner sometimes sets up a WiFi network that their patrons can connect to, however most people have to provide their own.

to get to the internet , you will need.

A broadband connection (ADSL / Cable) this normally comes with a standard NON wifi modem
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it is a common misconception that a wireless adapter is all you need (advertising is vague)

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