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A lot of problem WRT54GR with DHCP, gmail, hotmail, google earth, ...

My router as a firmware with higher version (but older) that the available version on the Linksys site but that
- My router : Firmware Version: 1.04, Apr 26, 2006
- Linksys site : Version 1.03 6/30/2006
Should I do the Upgrade (in fact downgrade) ?

List of problems:
- DHCP servers bloqued each 1 tot 5 days à power off/on fixe the problem for some time
- Impossible the upload mail attachement on any Webmail (Gmail, hotmail,
- doesn’t work
- Google earth doesn’t work (unable to connect to servers)
- Unable to upload
à all these problem are experienced by various laptop and desktop running various XP or one Vista, connected by wire or wireless to router.
à All these problems disappear if the router is by-passed (PC connected to ISP cable modem)

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  • mahac Aug 24, 2008

    Thank you stif_NEC for your input. I indeed tried to set MTU to manual with various values. But without success.
    Best regards.

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    I also have this problem. I got the new firmware, but problem don't clear. Please send me answer, if you take it.

    My mail: shoroh362(dog)



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Try settings up the MTU to manual.

1500/1400/1300 for cable connection.
1492 for DSL. if this may not work then yes, you need to upgrade the firmware.

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