In my case I had some old wireless devices that still needed WEP and 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. Trending Price New. Anything connecting to the 2Wire will get an IP address from your PC and connect via it to the internet. In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”. Selecting the appropriate 2-wire pair combination for your line will work better than leaving the setting at automatic.
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I can still connect to the internet and my computers can all “see” each other. In the few weeks that I’ve had this installed there have been no problems with it whatsoever.
Sign up using Email and Password. 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 Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you bb can’t get a better deal.
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To extend with a router you would need a router with an ethernet WAN port, which the 2Wire is not. Final piece was to run the network setup wizard and choose the option for “this computer connects directly to the internet and other computers connect through it.
Email Required, but never shown. I have had 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function.
I’ve taken vateway broken one apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure Selecting the appropriate 2-wire pair combination for your line will work better than leaving the setting at automatic. Save on Modem-Router Combos Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.
In my case I had some old wireless devices that still needed Gateawy and Since you cannot use the DSL port, there is no way to get it to route. Get the full speed of your Internet connection using its 4-port wired interface to connect more access points or devices.
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A quick scan of DSLReports reveals countless issues with this modem, especially in nonstandard setups. Show More Show Less. Connect your PC and cable modem to the 2wire modem now access point and you will be able to have cable modem internet through your wifi modem.
In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the 2-wire achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire.
I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. Is there a way to disable the modem and just use it as a router? You can, however, use it as an bateway point.
2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router
You may also like. Do you have two network cards? You can do this via trial and error easy enough. The surfboard issues a single IP address to the device attached to its ethernet port – it registers a single MAC address only.
Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done. Kevin 59 3 4 See details for full description.