Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

  scott26985 00:56 10 Feb 2007

Ever since I reset my router both the pcs on my network have been having some internet problems. We are constantly getting the

"Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage"

with about a 1/3 of the sites we go to. If you hit refresh the sites open up straight away but things like picutres or logos or buttons don't and you have to refresh 2-4 times to get the page fully open.


Go to log out/in of my email account and the "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" page comes up. I have to hit fresh to make sure I loged in/out of my email (yahoo and hotmail)

Its not a big problem but its VERY annouying. The internet never did this before I reset the router.

Any ideas how to fix this?

  AndySD 01:27 10 Feb 2007

What is the router and who is your isp?

It may be you need to change the MTU in the router settings.

  scott26985 01:48 10 Feb 2007

The router is a eTec and I have BT broadband

  AndySD 05:33 10 Feb 2007

The MTU in the Router should be set to 1458

click here may help with the setting up the router.

  scott26985 14:34 10 Feb 2007

thanks I'll try it now

  scott26985 14:48 10 Feb 2007

It didn't work...and its made the internet connection slower

  scott26985 17:21 10 Feb 2007

I may have only change one MTU setting, I've found another on the router settings page, what should I do?

  scott26985 00:54 11 Feb 2007


  AndySD 01:19 11 Feb 2007

change the other one can always set it back

  scott26985 15:09 11 Feb 2007

Thanks I'll have ago,

should I change all the ones I can find?

Anything else that should be changed?


  scott26985 01:57 12 Feb 2007

I didn't work, here is what I did:

I changed the Router setting in WAN from MTU= 1492 to 1458 and in PPP from MTU= 1492 to 1458

After I saved the changes and rebooted the router

The WAN MTU would say the same but the PPP MTU would turn back to the vaule it was before.

This messed with connection and internet speed on the Wireless PC.

I still have the orginal problem, Any help?

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