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How to Change the MTU in Windows 7

A while ago I was having problems loading images from PhotoBucket. This was annoying since they are everywhere. The problem was reasonably easy to track down, though a bit mysterious. A maximum transmission unit (MTU) setting of anything other than 1500 will cause PhotoBucket images to fail. Strange, but changing the MTU has always been very easy. Well, easy unless you’re running Windows 7. Here’s how to fix it.

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Disable Google Earth Red-Blue Stereoscopic 3D

Upgrading to the latest NVidia driver has an interesting effect on the default view in Goolge Earth, it turns on stereoscopic 3D whether you want it or not. There is not option to disable this view in Google Earth, but here’s how to do it.

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Fix Cisco Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Waiting Hang

Linksys Smart WiFi WaitingIf your Cisco Linksys router is spinning on “waiting”¬†after you enter your username and password there is a fairly easy fix but it does require a few steps. Reset to factory defaults¬†then setup your router from scratch. This is usually caused by switching to the Cisco Cloud Connect firmware from the original Linksys style firmware.