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Router blocking email receiving and certain websites

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#1 Brianosaur


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Posted 30 January 2016 - 04:33 PM

My Linksys e2500 router has been blocking (time out) incoming mail and a few specific web sites.

I can send mail no problem and browse to most pages on the web.


Email client settings are correct.

When I plug my Ethernet cable directly to my modem, I can receive emails and browse to any website.


When I turn router MTU down to 576 from 1500 it enables me to browse to a few web pages but others are still blocked and email in is still broken.


I updated to latest router firmware, reset modem back to factory defaults and did a hard button reset of router and modem.  Didn't help.


Any suggestions?

Edited by Brianosaur, 30 January 2016 - 04:33 PM.

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