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Windows 7: Will al lower MTU help wifi reception?

22 Aug 2011   #1

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
Will al lower MTU help wifi reception?

Netgear tech support told me that I may improve the wifi in the other room by lowering the MTU from 1500 to 1400. Does this sound right?

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22 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

You can check whether packets are being lost or fragmented with the current MTU. Our own Everlong made an excellent tut on this.

MTU Limit - Test and change your connection's MTU limit
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22 Aug 2011   #3

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1

thank you
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