It’s a standard cable modem that does the job right. I have owned this modem for a little over two years. I doubt that the flood had anything to do with this, as the modem worked fine for a long time afterwards before the malfunctions picked up. This desktop modem has max transfer rate of Even when yours is hopelessly obsolete, it will probably still work just fine IF you can find something to connect it to.

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Linksys – BEFCMU10 – Etherfast Ethernet/USB DOCSIS Cable Modem at

Have used this device in two households with two different HSI providers and it worked flawlessly with both. Cable modems typically download their operating parameters and in some cases, firmware updates over TFTP. Most cable modems will respond with something if you hit this IP address.

There isn’t much you have to do, and if you can connect three cables to a box with clearly marked, very different connectors, you too can install the Linksys BEFCMU In light of the fact that I needed a working Ethernet port since my connection pours directly into a router that has only Ethernet portsI decided to buy a cable modem of my own.

Included accessories, software, documentation, and manufacturer warranties on OEM products may vary from retail versions. The Linksys Cable Modem is the easiest and most affordable way to get a blazing fast connection to the Internet – far faster than a dial-up, and without tying up your phone line.


Cabble Internet Connections Technology Guide: If yours does, there’s probably something wrong with its software, hardware or the line it is communicating over that is confusing the heck out of it and causing it to lock up. The one I’m current using was purchased new in and still going strong.

Greyghost | Linksys BEFCMU10 Cable Modem Review

I check regularly for firmware upgrades to keep it running well. And while I don’t generally recommend the Linksys wireless routers, the modem’s design does let you stack it with a wired or wireless Linksys router.

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Linksys BEFCMU10 42.88 Mbps

My wife and I both depend on our cable modem to work from home so rather than be without or have to fork over retail prices to the Cagle stores if something did happen to the orginal BEFCMU Absolutely worth every penny. If your cable modem ever breaks, the cable company will probably just hand you a new one and send the broken one off to their magical factory to be repaired.

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The transit time will vary by delivery address and our chosen ship method. It has always performed superbly for me.

I was looking for a modem like the one I had been renting because I had an 8 year history with that modem with very few hiccups along the way. It went under in a basement flood and emerged alive after some drying-out time. Most people get them from their cable company, usually under some kind of rental arrangement or rarely even at no extra charge.


Coupons are not applicable to prior orders. View a sample email. Not much is said about these in the documentation, but if they come on, your cable modem has had “a bad day”. It would just be nice to have the capability of performing a remote boot if your modem is located somewhere inconvenient or you are three stories away from it. I have had absolutely no issues with it. So what else is there to explore? I got mine probably over 10 years ago.

I have owned this modem for a little over two years. They went from using Motorola modems that worked well to RCA ones that also worked well.

My comput er still saw the router sending a signal but the computer could not associate to it. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Early units would look for a source of instructions via TFTP on any of their network interfaces.

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