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Old 01-11-2014, 09:02 PM   #1
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Default Allow Multicast From Broadband Network?

So I am just checking the settings of my grandparents router to ensure everything is running ok and noticed a box called "Allow Multicast From Broadband Network?" was enabled. Does this really need to be enabled?
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Need depends on the services they have from their ISP. Either way, it shouldn't cause any issues so there's no harm in leaving it on.
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Yeah they only use it for basic internet needs. I thought it may increase speeds or range.
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Nope, it won't make any difference at all for either of those. Basically all it does is allow the ISP to send the same packet to multiple computers at the exact same time.
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