Rated 5 out of 5 by McLevy from Great Router i got this Router for business, i was very happy with it, it came very fast, its a Great deal, the cheapest ever. 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. If you run into any of the problems described on the firmware upgrade help page linked above, you might want to call Linksys to see if they have a Beta version of a newer V1. Those indentations on the top of the device support the feet of other stackable Linksys devices. If the cable was longer, then the small brick could rest on the floor, and provide less drag on the back of the device. The main “fly in the ointment” is the fact that both the 1 and 4 port routers quietly corrupt data for some users you don’t know it’s happened until you try to use the transferred file! QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.
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Still, there were some presentation issues that I’ll mention for the benefit of Linksys and as a warning to potential buyers: Occasional problems with losing my stherfast computer when it comes out of hibernation–Windows shows computer is connected to network but has lost IP address, which has been resolved by restart etheerfast router. Obviously, I needed a router and a hub.
About the only devices you’ll be able to stack nicely with the BEFSR41 are the simple 5-port hub, 5-port switch, or the integrated 4-port switch and 2-port print-server device. If the cable was longer, then the small brick could rest on the floor, and provide less drag on the back of the device.
Details of how we tested can be found here. The manual has an error in its setup procedure. Works great with DSL.
If you read through the manual in order, you don’t receive instructions on how to set up your Client computer so that it can access the router’s built-in administration server, before they tell you to bring up the admin page!
This time, I didn’t experience any timeouts or hangs. The Linksys itself is fairly compact, although I believe it could have been smaller. NOTE that you may not encounter this problem! This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. Be the first to review this item. 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.
Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Cut to the chase! Expanded Appendix sounds painful! Rated 4 out of 5 by Dimir Z.
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. If you want to have a look at the docs, they’re available online from Linksys in PDF format. 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.
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.
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. The documentation is quite good. Because of Linksys’ stackable format for many of their devices, they’re forced into following that form-factor. If you run into any of the problems described on the firmware upgrade help page linked above, you might want to call Linksys to see if they have a Beta version of a newer V1.
Write a review fdydzufectcybtaa. L’il Linky doesn’t come with the Setup Wizard floppy that the 4 port came with.
Yes Sort of Yes. The front of the device sports a number royter useful LEDs, including:. DHCP client functionality built-in, for configurations where the Internet connection’s IP-address is dynamically assigned. After reading Ator’s excellent home-networking installation guideI started to realize how dysfunctional my home network was.
Information on the Advanced Features. Simple Installation The setup wizard utility makes installation a breeze, even for novice users. A nice piece of gear!