Anything connecting to the 2Wire will get an IP address from your PC and connect via it to the internet. You may also like. Connected to router via wifi. The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate. I have had 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function. Yes, I occasionally have to restart the modem, usually because of router problems, but I can usually maintain good service for a week or better. Use the single USB 1.

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The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. Get into the 2wire modem config and look around to disable the DHCP server. Most relevant reviews See all reviews.

The 2-Wires are plentiful and cheap, but I have had poor reliability – having had one used gateway conk out after about a year, and another two eBay buys that worked out of the box, but lost connection after a few hours.

The surfboard issues a single IP address to the device attached to its ethernet port – it registers a single MAC address only. Anything connecting to the 2Wire will get an IP address from your PC and connect via it to the internet. You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. It’s weaknesses are mostly confined to the router, and I won’t go into them, because they have been covered ad nausium, and the adsl can be used with separate router.

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wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User

I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Its user-friendly setup interface allows for establishing your home network painlessly, making this router a friendly option for those looking to have their own network.

The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with The HG-B feature set is minimal, easy to set up web interface, good case-runs cool, with good network performance and wireless range.

Default factory settings for 2Wire HG-B If you have performed a reset of your HG-B device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings: Below are the device manuals available for your HG-B.

Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you’ve forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can’t get access anymore. An excellent DSL modem with wireless at an unbeatable price.

I can gateawy rate the reliability higher now, but if it keeps on going for a year I’d definitely give it a 5 star reliability rating. You can do this via trial and error easy enough.

Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done. If that doesn’t work be sure to check out the questions and answers incase someone else has had similar problems resetting their router. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. In the few weeks that I’ve had this installed there have been no problems with it whatsoever. About this product Product Information Set up your own wireless network when using the 2Wire HG-B router, an access 270h1g-b that opens up numerous possibilities for your home Internet.

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Sign up using Facebook. Great while it works The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with That was handy for a VOIP adapter. This agteway doesn’t belong on this page. Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal.

AT&T 2wire Wireless Router DSL Modem 2701hg-b Gateway

This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

Sign up or log 2701hv-b Sign up using Google. It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it. Post as a guest Name. In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”.

I recently switched from DSL to cable Internet.

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