Additionally, I wanted these machines to be able to share my Internet connection. Not Specified by Manufacturer. A nice piece of gear! The Bottom Line It’s hard to go wrong with the EtherFast router, but if you do, you’ll wish you had a longer warranty. Networking by Shara Tibken Oct 22,

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Next, connect your broadband modem to the router’s WAN port and plug in the power supply.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Networking by Lori Grunin Oct 3, DHCP client functionality built-in, for configurations where the Internet connection’s IP-address is dynamically assigned.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Dave from Sweet! Its feature set and trouble-free, Web-based setup will appeal to users at all levels.

The uplink port expands your network by letting you connect to another switch or hub. The Bottom Line It’s hard to go wrong with the EtherFast router, but if you do, you’ll wish you had a longer warranty.

Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router, Model BEFSR41 | Ars Technica

Looking for a Wi-Fi router that has it all? For security, the EtherFast router includes a built-in NAT -based firewall for keeping hackers at bay. Because the cable on the power-adapter is too short compared to the 3-prong standard power-cable you attach.


Phones by Shara Tibken Oct 25, 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.

The DMZ host computer acts as a buffer between the outside world and your local network. Don’t show this again.

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 linkeys switch and 2-port print-server device. The Wi-Fi 6 IP filtering provides user-level access control, and it also lets an administrator block Internet access from any machine on the local network. Yes Sort of Yes. Razer’s Sila gaming router packs all the perks in its trademark black box.

Skip to main content Introduction Manufacturer: Still, there were some presentation issues that I’ll mention for the benefit of Linksys and as a warning to potential buyers: What tends to happen here, at least for me, is that the power-adapter ends up hanging in mid-air behind my desk, providing a pendulum-like weight which drags the router backwards towards the abyss. Linksus, launch your Web browser and enter the router’s IP address, which is provided in the manual.

A nice eterfast of gear! After reading Ator’s excellent home-networking installation guideI started to realize how dysfunctional my home network was.


Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router, Model BEFSR41

The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. Those indentations on the top of the device support the feet of other stackable Linksys devices.

Nvidia launches GeForce Now ‘recommended router’ program So you don’t have to muck around with the settings on your gaming linksy. Simple Installation The setup wizard utility makes installation a breeze, even for novice users.

You must login or create an account to comment. Networking by Aloysius Low Oct 4, While I think ethertast the stackable format is uber-cool, I’ve noticed that Linksys has four incompatible stackable formats for their devices, which is ultra-crappy. Linksys backs the router for just one year, while other such devices CNET has reviewed are covered for anywhere from five years to life. The Good Web-based configuration; user-friendly manuals.

The router’s setup page appears and lets you configure the device, depending on your particular ISP and network setup.