Firmware upgrade = nerfed bandwidth.

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Kurak, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. Kurak

    Kurak Limp Gawd

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    I was having ping problems with a netgear WGR614v5. I upgraded the firmware and fixed my ping problems, gaming is flawless now. However, shortly after I realized that my download speed was capped at 40kb/s!!

    It's not the ISP either. Is there custom firmware for netgear routers or some better option?
     
  2. YeOldeStonecat

    YeOldeStonecat [H]ardForum Junkie

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    What if you try a reset to defaults....
    Is MTU manually set according to what you have? 1492 for PPPoE DSL, 1500 for cable and bridged DSL. I say "manually set" because I don't like "auto" setting for MTU...it's often incorrect.
     
  3. Kurak

    Kurak Limp Gawd

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    Hasn't helped. Bandwidth is capped at 40. Multiple computers.

    Need a different firmware.
     
  4. YeOldeStonecat

    YeOldeStonecat [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Dunno....try a factory reset?
    Backflash to your old firmware? I've never seen 3rd party for Netgear products...not fond of that brand either.