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2 wire 2700 hg-b

I just bought this modem off ebay to hopefully solve my xbox 360 wireless adapter connection problems and I am stuck. I had a 2 wire 1701 which they said would not work so I bought this one. Problem is I have a normal telephone line connection and the back of the 2700 only has ethernet does this mean I can not use this modem with my dsl???

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The 2Wire 2700 is a residential gateway, a modem and router in-one. There is an RJ-11 jack in the back of the gateway and this is where your dsl phone cord plugs in. There are four RJ-45 jacks in the back for connecting devices using ethernet cable. As a router is can operate both wirelessly and wired. For wireless operation you'll need the WEP key which is located on the tag on the bottom of the gateway. It's the number enclosed in brackets, between the two bar codes.

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If you have dsl them your phone connection should plug into the dsl modem. If you only have ethernet ports in the back it sounds like it's a router. You would plug the modem into the router wan port via a Cat5 cable.

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To make a router connection to Xbox LIVE:
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  4. With the third Ethernet cable, connect one end to another of the router's Ethernet output ports. Connect the other end to the Ethernet port on the back of the Xbox 360 console.
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Okay, to connect to Xbox Live using Wireless Internet you will need this:

One Xbox Wireless connection unit, There are two types, the black and white versions. The black one is able to pick up the most diverse signals and has a higher potential for speed so I recommend that one.
You will also need, of course, a high speed internet source (modem) and a wireless router connected to the modem. When looking for wireless routers look for ones with marks claiming to be compatible with Xbox Live or a Windows OS. Those have been tested to work with Xbox.

Before trying to set up your Xbox Live, make sure your Router is set up with your computer, and set to be used as a wireless router. That's another tip all together but just follow your installation CD.

Okay so here we go!

First, Connect the wireless networking adapter to the back of your Xbox.
If you have a network cable plugged into your xbox, unplug it. Check to make sure the adapter's light is on.


Here's what the light's mean:
On the gray adapter:
No light: It's not getting enough power( try plugging it another USB slot)
Green light: It is connected to a wireless router, gateway or wireless access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

On the black adapter:
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Flashing green: The adapter is attempting to connect to a wireless router, gateway, or access point.
Red light: It is not connected, and is ready for configuration.
Flashing red: There is a malfunction. (try again, if the problem persists return it for a replacement)

Now the CONFIGURATION, the reason most of you are reading this:

Turn your Xbox on and go to "My Xbox"
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Go to "Configure Network"
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NOTE: If your Network isn't listed you will have to manually enter it.
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Your adapter should have a green light now.

Now go back to "Network Settings" and select "Test Xbox Live2_bing.gif Connection"

If it works your good to go!

If not read visit: http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/Solutions/wizardhost.aspx?wizardid=xlcsv1

Hope this tip helps :) Tell your friends and ratings are nice. Just kidding, I just hope I helped.

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hello!

yes, the router will work with your pc and xbox 360.

You have to set the internet connection first between you modem, router and pc before you configure the xbox 360. try this and see if it will work with your network
you may try this and see if this help solve your problem

to set up your modem and router:

Step 1: Shutdown the computer.
Step 2: Unplug the router’s power cable.
Step 3: Unplug the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for 30 seconds.
Step 4: Plug in the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for its lights to appear stable.
Step 5: Plug in the router's power cable once the modem’s lights appear stable.
Step 6: Power on the computer on and test the Internet connection.

to set up your xbox 360:

Step 1: Power down the Xbox and connect a regular straight thru Ethernet cable from one of the numbered ports on the router and plug the other end of the cable into the Xbox™’s Ethernet port.
Step 2: Power on the Xbox without a CD in the tray and the Xbox Dashboard should appear.
Step 3: Select Settings and press A on the controller.
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Step 6: Under Configuration, select Automatic and press A on the controller. Take note that the IP Address being shown will be the Xbox’s IP Address. Press B to return to the previous screen.
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