QoS prioritizes time-sensitive information so that it moves to the “head of the line” when coming in from or going out to the Internet. Instead, it consists of a small power-adapter that connects to the Linksys, and a standard 3-prong male-to-female power-cable that mates the power-adapter to the wall-socket. Not Specified by Manufacturer. The router allows you to share your Internet connection between several computers that can connect via 4 standard RJ ethernet ports. Because the cable on the power-adapter is too short compared to the 3-prong standard power-cable you attach.

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Yes, I know your neigbors probably still give you at least 15 bars of wifi radiation, but at least it will not be 20 bars as it would if you went wifi yourself! Write a review vquqvzvacvdwbudaffcbvzbwccuuresxxx. Occasional problems with losing my main computer when it comes out of hibernation–Windows shows computer is connected to network but has rouer IP address, which has been resolved by restart of router. The front of the device sports a number of useful LEDs, including:.

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You must login or create an account to comment. See any errors on this page? Because of Linksys’ stackable format for many of their devices, they’re forced into following that form-factor. The Linksys itself is fairly compact, although I believe it could have been smaller. Not Specified by Manufacturer. DHCP cabel/dsl functionality built-in, for configurations where the Internet connection’s IP-address is dynamically assigned.


If the cable was routrr, then the small brick could rest on the floor, and provide less drag on the back of the device.

Why did I say near-perfectthen? With such devotion to stackability, one might expect their products to stack better!

Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router, Model BEFSR41

Nessun from Excellent Hard-Wired Router I had a little trouble setting up but the Linksys Cisco live-chat technician was very helpful and I had it up and running in no time after that. The router allows you to share your Internet connection between several computers that can connect via 4 standard RJ ethernet ports.

Simple Installation The setup wizard utility makes installation a breeze, even for novice users. PPPoE support not tested. After reading Ator’s excellent home-networking installation guideI started to realize how dysfunctional my home network was. I read all the reviews on this router before I bought it.

Additionally, I wanted these machines to be able to share my Internet connection. Be the first to review this item. Yes Sort of Yes. No Longer Available Update Location close.

The router also features a firewall to protect you from malicious software that can attack your computer from the Internet, making it an excellent choice for your home network. Built-in Switch or Hub? It works perfectly out of the box with no hassles. While I think that the stackable format is uber-cool, I’ve noticed that Linksys has four incompatible stackable formats for their devices, which is ultra-crappy. Still, there were some presentation issues that I’ll mention for the benefit of Linksys and as a warning to potential buyers: A nice piece of gear!


Skip to main content Introduction Manufacturer: Rated 5 out of 5 by McLevy from Great Router i got this Router for business, i was very happy with it, it came ethegfast fast, its a Great deal, the cheapest ever. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Dave from Sweet! Integrated Firewall The router features a powerful firewall to help protect your computer against malicious attacks that often target computers connected to the Internet, giving you peace of mind while you are connected to the web.

The power-cable is almost perfect, since it doesn’t terminate in a wall-wart the size of a brick. This makes it an excellent starting point for setting up a home network.

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